(CNN) – How's this for a free-fall: Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner is planning to jump from a balloon, 23 miles up. That would shatter a nearly 50 year world record.
This guy is no stranger to stunts and if he makes the jump, he'd break the sound barrier, falling at 690 miles per hour. So why does he want to do this? He joined us on Monday's American Morning to tell us why.