Insane boy leaps off 5-story building to land in pool several feet away


Watch this crazy guy leap from a roof terrace on top of a five story building to land in a swimming pool. Miraculously, he judges the distance right, the water is sufficiently deep and nobody else is around to be hurt. Unfortunately, this ends in disaster more often than you think.

In places like Spain, it is not the only idiot holiday-maker leaping from up high—it is an activity that carries on year after year, despite numerous deaths and horrendous spinal injuries. It's sometimes known as "balconing" because young tourists climb up hotels via balconies to get to parties and jump for thrills while severely inebriated.


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