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Turkish Airlines hosts world’s highest basketball game


Published on Aug 27, 2010

Turkish Airlines (THY) has set a record for the world’s highest and fastest game of basketball. The game was played at an altitude of 5,000 metres, as seven parachutists took to the skies above Kayseri, Turkey, to shoot a commercial fi lm showcasing the airline’s basketball league sponsorships. The skydivers recorded dunks at speeds of approximately of 250km into hoops specially built for the shoot. Seven cameras were placed on parachutists’ helmets to record the footage, which is now available on THY’s website.

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