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Videos: This Guy Jumps Off Cliffs And Hotel Balconies And It Is Terrifying

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A short time ago, we came across a video of a man known only as 8booth filming himself with a GoPro as he leapt off a cliff into the waters below. You could hear his screams as he took a near-brush with a pile of rocks, coming away with what he wrote were only a few scrapes. You'd think such an encounter would encourage 8booth to take up some less risky hobbies, like watching television indoors or playing chess. But no, 8booth has been busy. He’s been leaping off not only cliffs, but also hotel balconies into pools. Given how he runs away rather rapidly in all these videos, we have to assume he didn’t exactly get the hotels' permission.

In this video, he ignores a no trespassing sign, scales a fence, and balances precariously on a ledge overlooking a pool before diving.

Here’s another. This time, there’s actually another person in the pool already. Surprise!

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Both hotels are apparently in Laguna Beach. And of course, he’s still jumping off cliffs. This one invokes so much cringing:

It goes without saying that jumping off cliffs and balconies is quite dangerous, and has resulted in death and paralysis for other adrenaline seekers who have not been so fortunate. But 8booth told CBS Los Angeles that he loves what he does, so the risk factor is worth it to him.

“A lot of people think it’s stupid, but you know what, I think it’s stupid to sit in a cubicle all day,” he said.

Authorities are looking for 8Booth, but he told CBS he is not willing to talk to talk to them. He is at least aware that at Crystal Cove State Park, where some of his jumps take place, jumping is illegal.

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