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  • Who: Sky Jump Las Vegas

  • What: Highest commercial decelerator descent

  • Where: United States

The highest commercial decelerator descent facility is Sky Jump Las Vegas at the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower, measuring 252 m (829 ft) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, opened on 20 April 2010.

Jumpers leap off a platform outside the 108th floor of the Stratosphere's iconic tower at the north end of the Las Vegas strip. The average speed per rider is between 40-50 mph on the way down before deceleration begins shortly before the landing point.

 

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