Skydiver Swoops Under Charles Bridge

Skydiver Swoops Under Charles Bridge

If you attended Monday’s Navalis celebrations at Charles Bridge early Monday evening, you might have caught quite the sight.

Daredevil skydiver Mark Rahbani leapt from a plane above Prague, opened a small parachute, and swept underneath Charles Bridge, leaving a trail of sparks behind him.



The technique is called “swooping”: precisely piloting small parachutes at high speeds. Rahbani flew underneath the bridge at an estimated 100 kilometers per hour before landing in the water on the other side. 

iDnes.cz shared the video

This wasn’t the first time Rahbani had performed the stunt; last year, he pulled of the feat in daylight:


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Dave Park

David Park was born and raised in Baltimore and has been living in the Czech Republic since 2009 after studying journalism in Prague. No stranger to controversial topics, feel free to comment on his articles and let him know how you *really* feel.

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