Chasing Height

Cengiz Koçak’s story, who have built his life on parachuting after discovering his passion about heights is both extraordinary and hopeful


We are on a boat in nature’s wonder Şahinkaya Canyon. It’s 6 a.m. The reason why we here is Cengiz Koçak, the man who chased heights his entire life. He set his mind on base jumping off a 324 meter high cliff which he saw couple days ago.

You need to climb for 1.5 hour to reach that point. Thinking this is something not to be missed, we accompanied him. We did not forget to ask if it’s too dangerous to climb since we have acrophobia however it turns out it wasn’t a smart decision to ask this question to a person who made around ten thousand jumps.

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