In case you have been living under a rock this past weekend and you don’t know who Felix Baumgartner is by now, here’s the big news: Felix Baumgartner (who is from Austria) became the first human being to break the sound barrier while he was free falling from 39,000 metres in the skies above Roswell, New Mexico in the USA yesterday.
This Red Bull Stratos event was broadcast live on YouTube. Besides falling at Mach 1.24 (1342 km/h) from the sky and breaking the sound barrier, Felix Baumgartner now also holds the altitude record for a manned balloon flight, the record for a parachute jump from the highest altitude and the record for the greatest free fall velocity.
It’s a bit crazy, but this is pretty amazing if you ask me. Unfortunately I did not see this event live on YouTube, but I can’t stop watching he highlights video (embedded below). Felix Baumgartner gives new meaning to the saying “You can do anything that you put your mind to”.
In true internet fashion, there are already a few Felix Baumgartner memes circulating Facebook and Twitter. It seems that EVERYONE is now riding this Internet wave and I definitely don’t want to be excluded, so check out these Felix Baumgartner Memes below, you’re bound to find them funny or at least interesting
There you have it, some Felix Baumgartner Memes to put a smile on your face on this Monday. If you’ve enjoyed this post, please share it with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. Remember: Sharing is caring!
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