Image: Stratosphere skyjumper
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The SkyJump from the Stratosphere's tower in Las Vegas is the world's highest commercial decelerator descent.
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updated 4/21/2010 2:21:08 PM ET 2010-04-21T18:21:08

Visitors to the Stratosphere tower in Las Vegas no longer need an elevator to get down from Sin City's highest building.

A new ride is giving daredevils a cable, a platform and a chance to jump to a blue and black target 829 feet below.

SkyJump Las Vegas has opened as the world's highest commercial decelerator descent. Video: New gig lets daredevils 'sky jump'

A cable line guides jumpers down from a metal platform, with views of the Las Vegas Strip along the way.

The ride was certified by Guinness World Records as the highest of its kind.

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