Karina Hollekim
Karina Hollekim peers over the edge of a cliff in Norway.

20 Seconds of Joy

The six-year-flying career of BASE jumper Karina Hollekim.

Karina Hollekim

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The runaway favorite at Banff, 20 Seconds of Joy captures the six-year flying career of 32-year-old Norwegian BASE jumper Karina Hollekim, including a 2006 parachute failure and the subsequent 60-plus-mile-per-hour impact.

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Karina Hollekim Q and A
Outside's Claire Napier Galofaro caught up with the 32-year-old Norwegian BASE jumper to talk about the rush she gets from jumping, the risks she takes, and her prospects for walking again after a near fatal crash. Read the interview here.

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