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Russian women form giant free falling flower

Monday, July 15, 2013 - 00:54

July 15 - 101 Russian female skydivers set a new world record. Elly Park reports.

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One hundred and one women skydivers jump to a new world record. The ladies are all members of the Russian "Pearls of the Sky" skydiving team and are attempting to form the largest flower pattern formation in skydiving history. This is the team that also set the previous record of an 88-person flower formation last year led by their former captain Irina Sinitsina. She dared them to do better but was unfortunately killed in a skydiving stunt last fall. In her honor the women leave the center space of the flower open representing their missing "petal." And with all 101 women in place, this is the largest free-falling flower in the world.

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Russian women form giant free falling flower

Monday, July 15, 2013 - 00:54