You will probably be terrified, which is a shame, for fear interferes with perception. Tunnel vision blocks the smell of moss on the cliffside, the tinkling of a waterfall halfway down. But the adrenalin rush, legs hollow and wobbly, ensures it is a memorable experience.*
“That second before you step off is the best. Everything is quiet, you step into emptiness,” says Karina Hollekim who, after more than 400 flying leaps, is emerging as a star of increasingly popular films about falling off high objects.