South Africa Won’t Charge Corliss

Officials will fine wingsuit pilot $189


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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.

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