Lots of folks remember the story of the WWII RAF tail gunner who jumped out of a Lancaster bomber at 18,000 ft and only suffered a sprained leg.
Full story here - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicholas_Alkemade
Don't newspapers do any research any more?
Thanks for the link. Interesting read. That guy gets the record for highest fall without a parachute while expecting to die. The guy in this post gets the record doing it and expecting to live. The reporter just left that part out.