Valery Rozov



Age: 52


Summary: Russian BASE jumper who on May 5, 2013 jumped off Changtse (the north peak of the Mount Everest massif) from a height of 7,220 metres (23,690 ft) by using a specially-developed Red Bull wing suit as he glided down the Rongbuk glacier more than 1,000 meters below, setting a new world record for highest base jump.



Cause of Death: Killed in a base-jumping accident


Born: December 26, 1964


Died: November 11, 2017


Location: Khumbu, Nepal