On 14th October 2012, Felix Baumgartner jumped from a height of nearly 39km (24mi) back to Earth, achieving speeds of 1,357.64 km/h (843.6 mph).This day was also the 65th anniversary of the first human breaking the sound barrier.
“Maybe I don’t fit the standard. Maybe I shouldn’t. Maybe, just maybe, we shouldn’t hold ourselves to such standards. Maybe I’m the exception. Maybe you are too. Maybe we should create our own standard – being happy with the skin we’re in – because I’m not a fan of the one I’ve been attempting to conform to.” - Allie Keiffer