• In this photo provided by Mickey Nuttall, members of an international team of skydivers join hands flying head-down to build their world record skydiving formation Friday, July 31, 2014, over Ottawa, Ill. It took the team 13 attempts to to build the formation, resembling a giant flower, to beat the 2012 mark set by 138 skydivers.(Mickey Nuttall via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    164 skydivers set head-down world record in Illinois

    OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday over central Illinois, smashing the previous record.