Stuntman Gary Connery describes his 2,400ft fall without a parachute:
– Gary Connery, stuntman
I haven't really digested myself what's happened. Absolutely amazing, I'm overwhelmed with the whole crew. I'm so choked with the turnout, it's been an amazing experience.
Gary Connery walks out of the cardboard box landing strip unharmed after he dives 2,400ft from a helicopter without a parachute.
Watch Gary Connery's parachute-free skydive in a wingsuit:
Gary Connery has successfully become the first man to jump out of a helicopter in a wingsuit without deploying a parachute.
Watch video of the stunt here.
Gary Connery has taken off in the helicopter ready to attempt his parachute-free skydive.
- Gary joined the army, 3 para, at 23, where he started military parachuting, skydiving and BASE jumping. Since then he has done over 880 skydives and 450 BASE jumps.
- He did his first wingsuit jump more than eight years ago and has focused mainly on this since.
- The professional stuntman has appeared in a host of films including The Beach, Dead Fish, Indiana Jones, Johnny English Reborn and the Bond film Die Another Day.
- His BASE jumps include The Eiffel Tower, Nelsons Column, The London Eye and inside the Millennium Dome.
Jump now delayed to 3.30pm at earliest while they finish making the cardboard box landing strip