Nagual Freefly Team: 102 kilometers in free fall.
Sunday, June 28th 2009, in Fano (Italy), Nagual Freefly Team set a new world record for greatest distance traveled in free-fall in one day, sunrise to sunset!
Team members Daniele Fraternali, Cristian Giorgi, Alessandro Mitrugno, begun early in the morning (5.30am.), using a Pilatus PC6 aircraft (chosen because it is one of the most efficient airplanes in the world used by skydivers). They jumped from approximately 4600 meters, and opened their chutes at an altitude of 1000 meters. Completing 3600 meters in freefall per person, per jump.
Each athlete used two parachutes in turn packed by two specialists who were assisting them with their equipment on the ground. The only rest for the team occurred during aircraft refueling.
Repeating the sequence 27 times they managed to travel 102 km each, this information was gathered using electronic altimeters.
The jumps were made and the measurements needed to validate the record taken.
During the record there were several tough moments, which Nagual Freefly Team faced and conquered with true team spirit. United together to achieve the 'goal’ a new Guiness World Record certificate was immediately awarded in Fano court Sinigagliesi Lucia.