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Tuesday, September 15 2020 - 18:00
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World Record Parachute Jump to Benefit Climate Refugees
BRISBANE,Australia,Sept.15,2020/PRNewswire-AsiaNet/--

Jump for the Planet, a record-breaking event will see Polish daredevil Tomasz 
Kozlowski attempt to break the current world record for the highest parachute 
jump previously held by Felix Baumgartner and Alan Eustace.

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Seven years after it was last attempted, the psychologist and mountain rescue 
expert plans to break the record by freefalling from the stratosphere at a 
record height of 45km (148,000 feet), as part of the Jump for the Planet 
crusade raising funds and awareness for climate refugees.

According to Oxfam, natural disasters caused by climate change force people to 
abandon their homes at three times the rate of armed conflicts. The number of 
"climate refugees" is estimated at a quarter of a billion in the last decade.

The 2022 jump will be live-streamed globally from cameras on Kozlowski's suit 
as he attempts to become the fastest non-powered man in history, exceeding 
terminal velocity and the speed of sound to reach over 1500 km/h (930 mph).

Jump for the Planet includes a series of charity activities raising funds to 
finance modular buildings that can be readily transported to places affected by 
cataclysms and assembled into homes, schools, dormitories and more. Eighty 
percent of each modular home is built from recycling abandoned sea containers 
and plastic waste and powered exclusively by renewable energy.

Jump for the Planet is supported by the Pho3nix Foundation, a non-profit 
organisation focussed on promoting physical activity as a way to improve 
children's health and inspire them to follow their dreams.

About Tomasz Kozlowski, Founder Jump for the Planet

Kozlowski is no stranger to breaking records. In 2014, he recorded the highest 
parachute jump in Europe (10,735 meters). After the resulting publicity, he 
realized he could go for more than just records.

"I decided that if I jump again, if I do something difficult and extreme, I 
will use it to support people," he says.

In 2017, he jumped 48 times in one day, raising funds for Polish sufferers of 
serious illness. In 2018, Kozlowski successfully jumped 100 times in one day, 
raising enough to purchase over 100 specialized wheelchairs for children in 
need.

Kozlowski's latest charity was borne out of fears for his children's future. 
"In 20-30 years, the climate will be completely changed. We don't know what 
we're doing to our planet."

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