Leap of Faith

(Featuring Felix Baumgartner) For Felix Baumgartner there is nothing that compares to BASE jumping. Every time he prepares to jump he knows that he is just a few seconds away from death. That knowledge and the fear that goes with it is both the source of his passion for the sport and the thing that keeps him alive. As he says, “Fear is your friend. It protects you from doing stupid things.” In one momentous year Felix set out to jump first 451 metres from the (then) highest building in the world; the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, then to make the lowest BASE jump ever, just 29 metres from the hand of the Christ statue above Rio de Janeiro,Brazil. This film captures the incredible story, before, during and after each jump, with stunning hand-held and helicopter...
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