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Lakpa to Babu: "Dude, this is COOL."
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Lakpa to Babu: "But I won't swim."
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Lakpa and Babu on the summit of Everest.
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Recent Lhotse summiteer and Antarctica record holder Ryan Waters ((waving in middle back row) with the team on May 25th.
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From the top of Everest to over the sea: World Record of Altitude in Paragliding

Posted: Jun 01, 2011 12:42 am EDT

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(Newsdesk/Press release) They took off from the Summit of Mt. Everest last Monday, on 21th of May of 2011, on a tandem flight and broke the World Record of Altitude in Paragliding. Not just because they took off from Everest, but because they flew over Everest, about 30 meters above the highest montain that any pilot or any human being ever been, and the first cross country flight ever done in Everest region. Following the track of the flight, they did about 31km, flying around Nuptse and landing in Namche Bazar Airport. The...

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