The Homestretch | Jan 27, 2014 | 7:19

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A Calgary man died this past Friday base jumping with friends at the Grand Canyon. Doug Dirks talks about the extreme sport with Jason Laurendeau, author of the book "BASE Jumping: The Ultimate Guide."

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