"When I first started teaching her I remember telling her, you know, the rules of base jumping, the facts. You jump long enough, you will break bones. You're in this sport long enough, you're gonna watch people die. And then third, it's kind of a pointless thing to talk about but you're gonna die too. Do this long enough, it's gonna kill you. If you can't deal with that, don't get into BASE jumping."
-20 Seconds of Joy
Not sure if the rush would ever be worth the risk, but I get why they do it. The guy at 2:43 on the other hand has just completely lost his mind. Completely.
Super impressed at the quality of this video. Watch it fullscreen HD, the artist behind the lens would thank you.