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Dublin: 7°C Sunday 29 November 2020

Want to see a man fly 250m through the air to break a world record?

Of course you do.

WE PROBABLY DON’T have to say ‘don’t try this at home’ but, just in case, you should definitely not try this at home.

At Vikersund in Norway yesterday, Slovenia’s Peter Prevc has set a new ski jumping world record after leaping 250m to beat the old mark by nearly four metres.

Not that you’d know it by Prevc’s cool celebrations with the unperturbed Slovenian telling the BBC:

“The speed and the position was perfect. Then I just landed.”

Watch the jump here:

Source: Jože Bedenčič/YouTube

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