posted on May, 24 2012 @ 04:48 AM
The stuntman trained for weeks in Switzerland and Italy ahead of the jump, leaping from mountains and cliffs to practise gliding in his wing suit.
Connery, who made his first parachute jump aged 23 after joining the British army and has since jumped from the Eiffel Tower and the London Eye,
studied the flight of kite birds to improve his technique in the wing suit.
US skydiver Jeb Corliss had planned to become the first person to land without a parachute, but was forced to abandon his plans after he was seriously
injured jumping from South Africa's Table Mountain in January.
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