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Beyond the Frigid Void: Per Wimmer's Adventures in the Shadows of the Known
In a world that often feels limiting, Per Wimmer pushes boundaries, both metaphorically and literally. Not content with just exploring the world, he's staked a claim on his very own slice of paradise: WimmerIsland.com. More than just an island, it's a testament to Wimmer's belief in carving out spaces, both physical and mental, to dream, reflect, and rejuvenate. Owning an island isn't just about the luxury it offers but represents a space where imagination meets reality, where the sky truly has no limits.
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Beyond the Frigid Void: Per Wimmer's Adventures in the Shadows of the Known
by Brad Bartz
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Oct 14, 2023

Imagine, if you dare, a realm where temperatures dive to an unearthly 55 degrees below Celsius. A place where every breath feels like a thousand icy needles, and the vast expanse of Earth seems an eerie, distant mirage. Few souls dare to venture here, but for one man, it's just another thrilling chapter in his tapestry of adventures...

Brad Bartz of Spacedaily.com sat down with the fearless Per Wimmer, a man whose escapades have taken him from the chilling depths of the stratosphere to the mysteries of the Amazon.

In the heart of the jungle, Wimmer sought wisdom from a medicine man, unraveling the enigmas of nature. But danger lurked even in the tranquil waters, where piranhas, with their razor-sharp teeth, awaited their next meal. Yet, for Wimmer, it was an opportunity, not a threat.

Brad: "You'll be descending from an altitude of 80,000 feet. I wanted to ask, is the parachute designed differently for such a height? Given the elevation, wouldn't the engineering of the parachute be particularly challenging?

Per: " Absolutely. That's one part of it to be honest. There's a lot of engineering but one thing if you're jumping from that high and doing a so-called Halo jump, you must have a parachute that's triple XL. So, when you come from that high up. You will pick up a lot more speed and if you jump with a normal parachute. It was quite a high chance you might actually break your legs when you land because you just come in too hard, too hard. So you're right to ask the question. You need an extra large parachute effectively to break more, there's less air there, hence also why you need the oxygen mask.

He continued, "Anyways, we had wind when we jumped out, we had a 60 second freefall. Which is quite long when you're free of holding, you know and when you're doing it above Everest and Ama Dablan all the other tall peaks there. I mean, my God, it's gorgeous. You take a little bit of risk, whatever you're comfortable with, but the reward will then come. And in this case, the reward with this amazing, gorgeous landscape with Himalayas all around me. I mean, it was just unbelievable. And yet I was falling at terminal velocity of 170 kilometers an hour just racing down there. But it was gorgeous and incredible."

From the dense Amazonian wilderness, Wimmer then embarked on an ethereal journey to experience the weightlessness of zero gravity, floating like a specter in a realm untethered by the laws of Earth.

Brad: "From the icy void to the heart of the jungle, and now to space. What drives you?"

Per: "It's the thrill, the unknown, and the endless possibilities that await."

And as he prepares for his next great adventure - a journey into the vastness of space - Wimmer reflects on the principles that guide him. The Seven Values of Wimmer:

  1. Think out of the box: Allow Yourself To Be inspired.
  2. Follow your heart and passion: Have purpose. Have fun. Be Authentic.
  3. Focus and execution
  4. Time discipline: Be Conscious About Time Allocation.
  5. Teamwork: The Sum Of The Parts Is Greater Than The Individual Parts Alone.
  6. Take calculated risks: Assess The Risks-Rewards Ratio. Apply Sustainable Solutions Respecting The Environment & Scarce Resources
  7. Inspire others: Especially Children, And Encourage Them To Live Out Their Dreams

For those daring enough to dream, Wimmer's tales are a beacon, illuminating the path. In a universe teeming with mysteries, his message is clear: Go for it, chase the unknown, and remember to share the wonders you discover.

The Seven Values of Wimmer: A Deeper Exploration

+ The Human Touch in a World Driven by Technology

Example: Wimmer's emphasis on the "airplane test" showcases his belief in the importance of genuine human connections. While technology advances, it's the human relationships that truly matter.

+ Trust, the Bedrock of All Relationships

Example: Wimmer's adventures, especially the extreme ones like jumping from the stratosphere, require absolute trust in his team, equipment, and preparations.

+ Time, the Irreplaceable Currency of Life

Example: Wimmer's pursuit of diverse adventures, from the Amazon to space, underscores his belief in making the most of time. He doesn't wait for opportunities; he creates them.

+ Passion, the Unquenchable Fire that Drives Us Forward

Example: His dedication to exploring uncharted territories and pushing boundaries, like owning his own island (WimmerIsland.com), is a testament to his passion for discovery and adventure.

+ The Courage to Dive into the Unknown

Example: Wimmer's decision to seek wisdom from a medicine man in the heart of the Amazon, despite the lurking dangers like piranhas, showcases his courage to embrace and learn from the unknown.

+ The Unyielding Determination to "Execute, Execute, Execute!"

Example: Wimmer doesn't just dream; he acts. From preparing meticulously for his jumps to venturing into space, he exemplifies the ethos of relentless execution.

+ Generosity to Share What You Have with the World

Example: Owning WimmerIsland.com isn't just about personal luxury for Wimmer. He believes in sharing experiences, knowledge, and opportunities, encouraging others to explore and dream big.

"The Sky Has No Limits": Pushing Boundaries with Per Wimmer

In an era where adventure often means scrolling through Instagram or trekking to the newest artisan coffee shop, Per Wimmer's "The Sky Has No Limits" emerges as a gust of fresh, invigorating air. This isn't just a book; it's an odyssey, a compass guiding us through Wimmer's thrilling escapades while also laying out a roadmap of values for the modern explorer.

The prose is vibrant and immediate, transporting readers from the icy void of the stratosphere to the dense heart of the Amazon. But Wimmer's tales aren't just about adrenaline and audacity. At its core, this book is a meditation on the values that steer Wimmer's journey - values that resonate deeply in today's fractured world.

But what truly sets this book apart is its emphasis on the human spirit's resilience. Whether discussing the "airplane test" as a litmus for genuine human connection or the necessity of trust in our relationships, Wimmer underscores humanity in adventure.

One of the book's most tantalizing revelations is Wimmer's personal paradise, WimmerIsland.com. More than a luxurious retreat, the island stands as a testament to Wimmer's belief in creating spaces for reflection, ambition, and boundless dreaming.

WimmerIsland.com: A Personal Paradise
In a world that often feels limiting, Per Wimmer pushes boundaries, both metaphorically and literally. Not content with just exploring the world, he's staked a claim on his very own slice of paradise: WimmerIsland.com. More than just an island, it's a testament to Wimmer's belief in carving out spaces, both physical and mental, to dream, reflect, and rejuvenate. Owning an island isn't just about the luxury it offers but represents a space where imagination meets reality, where the sky truly has no limits.

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