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