First Everest Sky Dive 2008 concludes setting new records

The first Everest Sky Dive 2008 concluded setting new records as part of the extreme adventure of the year. Maya Gurung and Nima Tamang from Nepal became the first Nepalese to dive from Everest while Holly Budge and Neil Jones from UK and Wendy Smith, world champion who has the experience of diving 17,700 times, from New Zealand were the first solo jumpers from the height of 29,500ft. Per Thanning Wimmer, from Denmark along with tandem master Ralph Mitchell, UK was the first person to make tandem dive as a passenger from the height. The event that took place October 3-11 was jointly organized by Explore Himalaya Travel and Adventure (EHTA), Nepal and High and Wild, UK