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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Wingsuite Flying

Wingsuite flying is one extrem sport that caught my attention lately.
So what exactly is wingsuite flying? Let's have a look at Wikipedia first:
Wingsuit flying
Wingsuit flying or wingsuiting is the sport of flying the human body through the air using a special jumpsuit, called awingsuit, which adds surface area to the human body to enable a significant increase in lift.
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Like in most extreme sports, athletes try to push the envelope to the max. Look at Brian Drake's proximity flight from the ENSA Couloir down the gully.
Is this the Closest a Wingsuit Pilot Has Ever Flown to the Ground?
http://www.epictv.com Just when you thought proximity flying couldn't get any crazier... Brian Drake (shown) and two other wingsuit pilots Ellen Brennan and ...

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Here's another one. Luke Hively and 'The Barn Line':
BASE proximity wingsuit flying through Italy
Click to watch the Soul Flyers moonlight BASE jump: http://win.gs/19B8W3n Feeling adventurous? Click here: http://win.gs/1graqDm Watch as the Red Bull Soul F...

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What do you think? Is this something you'd like to try? Or is wingsuite flying just for the 'crazy dudes'?