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Kitesurfer jumps off Burj al-Arab, third tallest building in the world

Kitesurfer jumps off Burj al-Arab, third tallest building in the world
April 13
13:07 2017
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Danish professional kitesurfer, Nick Jacobson, has jumped off the 648ft tall Burj al-Arab in Dubai.

Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, shared the video of the jump on Wednesday saying he was proud of the kitesurfer for using his airline logo on his kite.

“Kitesurfing’s daredevil @Nick_Jacobsen flies again – this time off the Burj Al Arab. Wow! Proud to see him sporting the @Virgin logo on his kite,” he said.

Residents and tourists held their breath as Nick sailed down the 1000 foot drop, and cheers of joy rang out when he successfully landed in the water and kited across the gulf.

“Nick is known as ‘the daredevil’ among the kitesurfing community. I was thrilled to witness him jump, from 131 feet above sea level, off the roof of Necker’s Great House in 2015. As well as kiting off Necker, he has also previously kited off the top of a crane in South Africa,” the billionaire said.

Photo credit: Nick Jacobson

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