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Redbull gives you wings—or at least lets you fall? After gusty winds derailed his two previous attempts, the energy drink–sponsored skydiver Felix Baumgartner has been given the go-ahead Saturday night by meteorologists to make his record-breaking, death-defying jump early Sunday in New Mexico. A helium balloon will hoist the skydiver 23 miles into the sky in an attempt to break the 1960 high-altitude parachuting record and break the sound barrier with his body. “I want to break the speed of sound, no matter what it takes,” he said.