Tom Cruise broke his ankle mid-stunt, leaping from one roof to another. He pulled off the painful, complicated move, landed a bit funny, and kept on filming. We cover that here. The foot looks a little gruesome in the side video — take a look. Feet don’t work that way.
So, what’s the perfect way to heal?
How about doing 106 insane High Altitude Low Open skydives while waiting for your ankle to knit?
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Also known as HALOs — dives in which you in which you open your parachute at a low altitude, after stratospheric entry — Cruise discusses, at length, his unusual drop into Paris for Mission Impossible: Fallout. This detailed article covers what it took to make this scene a reality, in his latest (and some say best) Mission Impossible blockbuster hit.
Here’s the official featurette of Cruise’s HALO dive experience:
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