Man plunged down 82ft Amazon waterfall following Uncharted 4 video game release

The imposing Juruena waterfalls

Uncharted 4

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Pedro Oliva

Pedro Oliva photographed with his kayak near the Juruena waterfalls in the Amazon rainforest

Juruena Waterfall

 

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In the breathtaking video, the daredevil approaches the crest of the falls then sails off the edge, plunging into the rapids below.

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Following a tense wait, only the kayak surfaces with Pedro nowhere to be seen.

His team stand by nervously, until he finally emerges to clamber up the wet rocks on the side.

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Pedro Oliva
Pedro at the lip of the giant falls
Juruena Waterfall

Pedro Oliva braves the drop

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Pedro Oliva
A camera mounted on the end of Pedro’s kayak captures him during his descent

Afterwards, a jubilant Pedro says: “I’m so happy I conquered my fears, that was my goal.”

It certainly puts getting stuck on an Uncharted level into perspective.

‘Conquer the Uncharted’ is a new series launched by PlayStation to mark the release of third-person action adventure game, ‘Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’, out now.

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