Wingsuit daredevil Jeb Corliss, 37, has given a narrow gap in China’s Mount Jianglang a new nickname: Flying Dagger.
The three-peaked limestone and conglomerate mountain rises 2,677 feet (816 m) above sea level with a narrow fissure between two of its peaks that runs 900-feet long and bends and turns creating a width that ranges between 15 to 60 feet. From the tree-covered landing site the peaks jut up about 870 feet tall.
On Saturday Corliss nailed it. Jumping from a helicopter, he threaded his way through the fissure and then safely deployed his parachute on the other side, touching down on a narrow trail in the mountain’s surrounding jungle. As he explained on his Facebook page: