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Skyscraper Zipline Beats Lift Every Time

06/08/2014 14:05 BST | Updated 06/08/2014 14:59 BST

Ziplines are fun, it's a universal truth. They make us feel like action heroes escaping from an exploding building. As with all things that are fun there's always one person that just has to take things too far.

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So how far is too far? How about attaching a zipline to the top of a skyscraper in Panama City and then base jumping off said zipline before you're reached the bottom?

The person responsible for doing such an utterly idiotic thing is YouTube sensation, DevinSuperTramp.

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Him and a bunch of mates essentially spend the afternoon ziplining off this incredibly tall building and then at the last minute pulling their parachutes.

It all looks fun and games until you realise that half of them aren't fully tied to the zipline, rather they're just holding on and then letting go when they feel like it.

As if to make things even worse the zipline actually only lasts for seven seconds giving you barely enough time to get your bearings and make surely you're falling the right side down.