A daredevil Indian who held the Guinness World Record for covering the longest distance on a zip-line while hanging by his hair has died while performing a stunt, officials said Monday.
Indian stuntman Sailendra Nath Roy is watched by onlookers as he hangs on a rope while attempting to cross the River Teesta on the outskirts of Siliguri, on April 28, 2013. Roy -- who held the Guinness World Record for covering the longest distance on a zip-line while hanging by his hair -- has died while performing the stunt, officials said
Sailendra Nath Roy, a 49-year-old police officer, was attempting to cross the turbulent River Teesta on Sunday in the state of West Bengal on a 180-metre (594-foot) wire above the water.
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