Watch This Crazy Devil Set a Cliff-Jumping World Record

You'll get vertigo just watching this. 
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You'll get vertigo just watching this. 
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Laso Schaller has balls of steel. The Brazilian-Swiss canyoneer and extreme athlete set a world record last week after leaping 192 feet (58.8 meters) from the gorgeous Cascata del Salto waterfall in Maggia, Switzerland — and he did it while wearing a GoPro.

This is nothing like the high dive at your neighborhood swimming pool: the Daily Mailnotes that the Cascata del Salto is taller than the Leaning Tower of Pisa and that Schaller "likely entered the water at a speed of 74 mph and spent three and a half seconds free-falling." Good God.

In case the GoPro video wasn't enough, Red Bull posted some hypnotic GIFs of Schaller making the jump over and over again

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There's some debate as to whether Schaller actually set a record, since cliff-diving and the actual high jump aren't comparable to longtime competitors. But if one thing's for sure, it's that Schaller's got way more chutzpah than any of us.