American BASE jumper Jeb Corliss won't be charged for the illegal jump off Cape Town's Table Mountain that sent him to the hospital last week, South Africa National Parks said on Thursday. The agency will fine Corliss 1,500 Rand—approximately $189—for the stunt. They also plan to fine the company that filmed the jump, and may deny the company a permit to film in South Africa's national parks in the future. Corliss clipped a ledge on the mountain's Africa Face during a wingsuit jump on Monday, breaking both his legs and sustaining other unspecified injuries.
Read more at News24
Support Outside Online
Our mission to inspire readers to get outside has never been more critical. In recent years, Outside Online has reported on groundbreaking research linking time in nature to improved mental and physical health, and we’ve kept you informed about the unprecedented threats to America’s public lands. Our rigorous coverage helps spark important debates about wellness and travel and adventure, and it provides readers an accessible gateway to new outdoor passions. Time outside is essential—and we can help you make the most of it. Making a financial contribution to Outside Online only takes a few minutes and will ensure we can continue supplying the trailblazing, informative journalism that readers like you depend on. We hope you’ll support us. Thank you.