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Friday, September 18, 2009

Wingsuit Flying -- WOW!

Recently came across "wingsuit" flying on the Web; an extreme (and fascinating) sport, that I'd never even heard of... sort of the closest thing yet to human free flight (using the gravitational pull of free-fall with a specially designed body suit... and a whole lot of training/skill). Thus far the record distance traveled is something beyond 20 km. So for the Friday video (prepare to be astounded):

Lest anyone think this is faked... it ISN'T, and plenty more clips on YouTube here:


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