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Skydiving group practices for world record attempt

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - 01:28

Apr. 1 - World Team, a mass skydiving association, practices in Arizona ahead of its record-breaking attempt for the largest group free-fall 2-point formation. Tara Cleary reports.

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The World Team moments before a practice run. The mass skydiving group is trying to set a new world record in Arizona. It's a 2-point, 222-way record - which means 222 people create two formations in the air - and they only have 80 seconds in which to complete them. Each day, the team - comprising skydivers from 28 nations - has increased its airborne numbers and on March 31st, 222 made the jump simultaneously from 10 airplanes. The actual record attempts will be completed by April 2nd or 3rd according to a spokesperson. The effort is in honor of the World Team's 20th year. What a way to spend an anniversary!

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Skydiving group practices for world record attempt

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - 01:28