BASE Jumper JT Holmes Does Backflips

JT Holmes skydiving. Photo courtesy www.travelsmartblog.com
JT Holmes skydiving. Photo courtesy www.travelsmartblog.com

What attracts Five Ten athlete JT Holmes to BASE jumping? “It is obviously fun to fly in beautiful places and feel the acceleration and speed”, he explains. “Even more than that, it is the journeys in the mountains that keep me coming back. Hiking with friends, and the adventures and challenges that are associated with finding a new place to fly are the biggest allures for me.” Earlier this year the adventurer changed it up and decided to try some backflips off a balloon:

 

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