MOUNT EVEREST, NEPAL (CNN) - An extreme sports star from Russia set a new world record by leaping off Mount Everest.
Valery Rozov made the jump May 5 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of the world's tallest mountain.
The feat took two years of planning, four days of climbing - and only one minute for the actual jump.
Wearing a special wing suit, Rozov leapt off a more than four-mile-high ledge more than 23,000 feet above sea level.
He reached speeds of more than 125 mph before landing safely on a glacier.
The 48-year-old seasoned daredevil has made nearly 10,000 jumps, including one into an active volcano.