Stockton athlete Jhonathan Florez breaks four Guinness world records, in honor of Colombian soldiers wounded in combat.
On April 20 and 21, 2012, over the area of La Guajira in Colombia, Jhonathan Florez broke three world records in wingsuit flight. Florez jumped from more than seven miles high (37.265 Ft) with temperatures of -45 degrees to break the following records:
• Guinness World Record Longest total distance traveled while in freefall. Florez achieved 17.52 miles (the earlier record was 16.06 miles).
• Guinness World Record Greatest distance flown in a wing suit. Florez achieved
16.31 miles (the earlier record was 14.04 miles).
• Guinness World Record Longest freefall time. Florez flew for 9 minutes 6 seconds (the earlier record was 6 minutes).
• Guinness World Record Highest altitude wingsuit jump. Florez achieved 11,358 m (37,265 ft).