Klaus Renz, World Champion in Skydiving

2 X Vice Champion of the state of Baden-Württemberg
1 X German Youth Champion
1 X German Champion
1 x German Record
7 X Winner of the European Cup
1 x Guinness Book-Record
4 X Participation in the World Championships
2 X World Vice Champion
2 x World record
1 X World Champion

Total number of jumps: over 5,600


11.11.1984 First skydive at the age of 16
Since 1987 Member of the German National Team, has performed more than 4,600 jumps
19.04.1994 Skydive over the North Pole out of 4,000 m altitude, minus 53° C
20.06.1996 Award of the highest German distinction for athletes, the silver bay leaf by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Roman Herzog
26.02.1997 BASE-Jump from the Angel Falls, the waterfalls with the highest altitude on earth (970 m / 3,200 ft) in the jungle of Venezuela
01.01.2000 Official start of the "Seven Continent Skydive World Tour 2000" (Antarctica, North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South America)
01.01.2000 Antarctic: The tour was launched with a jump over the Antarctic out of 3,500 m altitude and minus 36° C. Klaus Renz is now the first german skydiver who has skydived the Antarctica as well as the Arctic.
10.06.2000 North America: Jump of an 30,000 ft / 9,300 m altitude and minus 42° C in Davis/California with oxygen mask.
17.08.2000 Europe: Jump over Schloss Bellevue, residence of the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, as part of the "Tour of Hope" a fundraising bike tour for children with cancer with participation of many german celebrities.
14.10.2000 Asia: Jump during the Octoberfest, a school festivitys of the German School in Tokyo/Yokohama. The german embassdor Dr. Kästner welcame Klaus Renz.
18.10.2000 Australia: Jump over the National Parliament in Canberra.
03.11. 2000 Africa: Jump over the Guestfarm "Dreamfarm Otjimbojo C.C." in Namibia owned by Mr. Hans Ritter von Bleyle, out of 3.500m altitude.
17.11.2000 South America: Jump over the center of Medellin/Colombia - in the name of peace for Colombia and for the colombian prisoners and the work of Prison Fellowship International. The jump was organised in cooperation with Prison Fellowship International. With this jump the Guinness Book-Record was finished.
18.03.2001 Extreme BASE-Jump into "Sotano de las Golondrinas", a cave in the mexican rainforest, only 333 m (1,100 ft) deep.
05.04.2001 For the first time skydivers (Klaus Renz, two French, one Dutch) are awarded with the honourmedal of the European Counsil, for their merits in the name of sport and peace around the world.
14.07.2001 Klaus Renz is the first BASE-Jumper in history to jump off the Stuttgart TV-Tower during the "BASE-Jump Summer-Festival".
12.12.2002 Worldrecord 300-way Freefall Formation in Eloy / Arizona / USA. 14 aircrafts flew the team to 6,100 m altitude (21,000 ft). 70 seconds after the exit, with 200 km/h (~120 mp/h) vertical speed, was the formation completed.
31.12.2002 BASE-Jump from the Petronas Twin Towers (tallest buildings in the world) in Kuala Lumpur / Malaysia during new years eve at 11:58 pm.
29.03.2003 First Tandem-parachute jump in the history of Ethiopia for a childrens-care-project in Addis Abeba.
06.02.2004 As a Member of the worldteam '04, Renz and his skydivingkollegues set a new 357-way formation skydiving worldrecord in Thailand.
26.03.2004 122-way German record formation skydiving from 5,700 m (19,000 ft) exit altitude in the United Arab Emirates.
01.07.2004 BASE-Jump from Moskow TV-Tower Ostankino, 367 m exit altitude.
26.08.2004 Appointment as ambassador for German Red Cross.
31.01.2005 Worldrecord 20-way Indoor BASE-Jump out of roof construction in 107 m in the "Tropical Islands Resort" close to Berlin.

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