Austrian daredevil who set the skydiving record by falling from 24 miles above the Earth's surface in October 2012. He reached an estimated speed of 1,357 kilometers an hour during his decent.
He is the first human being to break the sound barrier with natural acceleration.
He pushed himself to accomplish amazing feats, much like Evel Knievel.
He daydreamed about flying as a child.
He was once engaged to model Nicole Ottl.