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Born: 1969-04-20
Profession: Athlete
Nation: Austrian
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Of course my life has changed because now everybody knows who Felix Baumgartner is.

Tags: Everybody, Knows, Life

People are fascinated about the world above them because it seems so out-of-reach.

Tags: Above, Fascinated, Seems

Sometimes you have to go up really high to understand how small you really are.

Tags: Small, Sometimes, Understand

The stratosphere is a hostile place.

Tags: Hostile, Place

They call me Fearless Felix.

Tags: Call, Fearless

This claustrophobia was the only weakness I had. It's not my fault. It's just in my mind.

Tags: Fault, Mind, Weakness

Well, I jumped for the first time when I was 16. I just loved it and immediately realized that it was what I wanted to do.

Tags: Loved, Time, Wanted

Well, to me, my past accomplishments weren't crazy. They required a lot of skill and careful planning.

Tags: Careful, Crazy, Past

You have seen on TV how hard it is to go up 129,000 feet and how hard it is to come down.

Tags: Feet, Hard, Seen

I've done a lot of things in a business where you're lucky to stay alive, so when the time comes, I'll be happy to pass my knowledge along and help someone else.

Tags: Business, Knowledge, Time

Let me tell you - when I was standing there on top of the world, you become so humble. You don't think about breaking records anymore, you don't think about gaining scientific data - the only thing that you want is to come back alive.

Tags: Become, Humble, Tell

People should decide 'are you willing to spend all this money to go to Mars?' I think the average person on the ground would never spend that amount of money - they have to spend it on something that makes sense and this is definitely saving our planet.

Tags: Makes, Money, Sense

To jump and break the sound barrier will not be a mere record breaking experience or another extreme event that ends once the mission is accomplished.

Tags: Another, Experience, Once

I can't bear the thought of my mother having to push me around in a wheelchair. I'd rather die quickly.

Tags: Die, Mother, Thought

I base jumped off one of the highest buildings in the world.

Tags: Buildings, Highest, Off

I started skydiving because I loved the idea of freedom.

Tags: Freedom, Idea, Loved

If I do something, it's always 90% obvious and 10% unknown.

Tags: Obvious, Unknown

Normally, when I skydive, even in winter, I wear very thin gloves. I want to be flexible, with fast reactions.

Tags: Fast, Wear, Winter

As a little kid, I climbed a lot of trees because I always loved the bird's-eye view.

Tags: Bird, Kid, Loved

At a certain R.P.M., there's only one way for blood to leave your body, and that's through your eyeballs. That means you're dead.

Tags: Dead, Leave, Means

Aviation - and space travel, in particular - have always been especially captivating.

Tags: Aviation, Space, Travel

Heroes don't wear diapers. It's just not cool.

Tags: Cool, Heroes, Wear

I always feel the danger because you might always be subject to an unexpected or emergency event.

Tags: Danger, Might, Unexpected
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I always had the dream of flying, and the cheapest way is to become a skydiver.

Tags: Become, Dream, Flying

I base jumped off the Jesus statue in Rio de Janeiro.

Tags: Jesus, Off, Rio

I don't like to rate myself; others can do that.

Tags: Others, Rate

I feel comfortable with what I do and I guess that my girlfriend feels the same.

Tags: Feels, Girlfriend, Guess

I had to work with a psychiatrist.

Tags: Work

I have a lot of fears that normal people have.

Tags: Fears, Normal

I have no privacy anymore.

Tags: Anymore, Privacy

I like to challenge myself.

Tags: Challenge

I want to find a nice decent job as a helicopter pilot.

Tags: Decent, Job, Nice

I was crossing the English Channel with a carbon-fiber wing on my back.

Tags: Channel, English, Wing

I'm 100 percent sure I'm becoming a really good helicopter pilot.

Tags: Good, Percent, Sure

I'm more a competitive person.

Tags: Club, Pretty, Small

I'm retired from the daredevil business.

Tags: Business, Daredevil, Retired

If the Wright brothers hadn't put their lives on the line, we would not be flying around the world these days. So we need pioneers.

Tags: Days, Lives, Put

When you represent the state of Washington, we have a tradition of deciding social issues by vote. Washington State passed abortion rights before Roe v. Wade and affirmed it at the ballot box later.

Tags: Social, State, Vote

A trillion dollars spent, 2,000 American lives lost - Afghanistan is the longest war in American history. But you don't hear a word about it.

Tags: History, Lost, War

I would, if checking boxes in a questionnaire, say I would oppose abortion except when the life of the mother is in danger.

Tags: Except, Life, Mother

Really, running an underdog, insurgent political campaign against an opponent many folks think can't be beat, and going out and meeting folks and talking about your ideas for America and Washington, is a lot of fun and a real privilege.

Tags: Fun, Political, Real