ALL PHOTOS: DANIEL FOLKE

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He's been at it again... jumping off cranes! There have been a couple of Caribbean island buildings, a rather large hotel in Dubai and countless other more incidental obstacles that he's hopped off or over since 2011, but it was that first leap off the crane onboard a grounded tanker in Table View, Cape Town that put the Great Dane on the map of stunts.

After the ship 'Leap Heart' came on his radar this spring, Nick managed to make contact with the captain, securing his crew a short window of opportunity to make jump 2.0 possible.

Click the audio files below to hear Nick's personal account of each stage.

01 - SET-UP AND APPROACH

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Inviting? All photos: Daniel Folke

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Pretend it's not happening

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Let's go!

02 - CLIMBING ABOARD AND RIGGING

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A ropey climb

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The kite launch was more interesting than planned!

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Drone pose

03 - WALKING THE CRANE

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A 20cm wide platform with a kite up...

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Silence falls

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Made it, no going back...

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Jumping was the easier option!

04 - WAITING

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20 minutes in position

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Crane 2.0 about to kick-off

05 - JUMP AND AFTERSHOCK

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All set

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Go

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Go

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Go

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