Interesting Photo of the Day: Taking a Mid-Air Nap?

No Photoshop here! BASE jumper Hizam Sahibudeen strikes a relaxed pose while hurtling 300 meters (or nearly 1,000 feet) through the air:

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“Just Drop It” (Via Spiegel Online. Click image to see full size.)

Frozen in time, he looks like he’s floating or maybe resting on a invisible cloud above the city of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. His jump was apparently part of the country’s KL Tower International Jump, an exclusive event that allows only about 100 experienced base jumpers to participate each year. While Sahibudeen may look like he’s taking his sweet time, he really only has seconds to pull his rip cord to release his parachute.

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