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Mount Everest base jump marks 60th anniversary of first ascent

29 May 2013 Last updated at 01:19 BST

An extreme sport star from Russia has successfully completed the world's highest base jump - leaping off the north face of Mount Everest.

Valery Rozov made the jump from a point 7,220m (23,680ft) above sea level.

The stunt took more than two years to plan and marked almost 60 years to the day the anniversary of the first ascent up Mount Everest.