Skydiver Luke Aikins Becomes First Person to Jump and Land Without Parachute

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- A thrill-seeker made history this weekend by successfully skydiving without a parachute.

Luke Aikins plummetted 25,000 feet going 120 miles per hour Saturday and landed in a 100-foot-wide net that was 20 stories off the ground in a broadcast live on the Fox network.

What made Aikins the most nervous?

"I mean I got a wife and a son," he said to ABC News. "I plan on being here for a long time, being a pain in his neck for when we get older."

Aikins told ABC News training for the death-defying stunt included doing roughly 200 jumps in the past six months. Dummies were also dropped from helicopters to test the net, including one that crashed right through it.

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