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Alexander Polli Tracking & Wingsuit Flying

Recently, Alexander Polli, a GoPro Athlete visited Norway, New Zealand, and Switzerland in order to go flying. But he had no plans on flying the traditional way. Instead, Alexander flew using only tracking gear and a wingsuit. At one point, about the 1:39 mark Polli flies right through a beautiful cascading waterfall. A Tracking Suit consists of pants and a jacket that are customized so that fill with air as the wearer gains speed. A Wingsuit is a body suit with three wings […]

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Red Bull Soul Flyers Ignore Gravity in a Wind Tunnel

This freefly BASE team is pushing the limits of what is possible in both tunnel flight and BASE jumping. The above video shows the Red Bull Soul Flyers team consisting of four athletes perform choreographed moves in a vertical wind tunnel. Fred Fugen, Vince Reffet, Havard Flaat and Julien Guiho of the 2012 team perform incredible acrobatics in perfect co-ordination with each other. These athletes control the up-thrust exerted on their bodies by manipulating their body orientation, arms and leg movements. […]

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Russian Military Helicopter Flies Low Over Civilian Road

Russian Armed Forces put another street show, yet again! On August 24th, 2012 a Mi-8 Russian Military helicopter flew at very low altitude over a highway in Sverdlovsk region city of Kamensk-Uralsk. The low flying helicopter scared motorists when it flew at high speeds just a few feet above their cars. The video as above is an actual footage of the incident shot by a motorist travelling on the highway. It shows a helicopter coming into picture surprisingly, flying just […]

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The Rockstar Line: Jokke Sommer & Ludo Carve Down Chamonix

A line Espen Fadnes and Jokke discovered while flying in Chamonix, France. This was the 4th attempt where they were able to fly the whole line to perfection. This Brevent exit point was jumped for the first time several weeks ago and is extremely treacherous. Jokke made many jumps from this point during the course of a week and described the hazards of the spot including a ledge 50 meters below the exit, telepherique and power cables, and paragliders. He […]

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