"That's what I live for," Corliss told ABC News' Dan Harris in an exclusive phone interview today from the South African hospital room where he is recuperating from the crash.
"The only reason I'm getting better is so that I can jump again," he said. "That's what I do. There's absolutely nothing in this world that's going to stop me from jumping."
Corliss, 35, has spent the past five weeks in a South African hospital after a Jan. 16 crash on Table Mountain in Cape Town that was captured on camera and posted on YouTube.
The video shows Corliss, known as "Bird Man," taking off in one of his specially designed wing-suits and zipping down the mountain before misjudging the size of the mountain's ledge, slamming his lower body into the rocks and then spiraling into the air andRead More »from Injured BASE-Jumper Jeb Corliss Vows to Keep Flying