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HISTORY: The earliest known wingsuit was created in 1912 by a 33-year-old French tailor, named Franz Reichelt. His plan was to deploy a parachute from the Eiffel Tower, but his suit failed to glide and he was killed on impact. First known fatality. In 1930, 19-year-old Rex Finney from Los Angeles, California, created a wingsuit from canvas and whalebone, but it proved too unreliable for general use.  I wasn't until 1999, when Jari Kuosma from Finland, and Robert Pecnik of Croatia, launched a company called Bird-Man International, and the sport has never looked back.  WARNING: Base Jumping and Wingsuit Flying are considered the most dangerous sports on the planet, more than 20 die each year.  So be careful.  Only a professional should think about it.  And even then...

BETWEEN WIND AND WATER is an award-winning film by John Kelly, that tells an incredible story about a former British Paratrooper who finds peace in a small Canadian mountain town, where he takes base jumping and wingsuit flying to another level. 

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PETER SALZMANN

WATCH Peter Salzmann take his maiden wingsuit flight from a helicopter at an altitude of 3,000 meters. 

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WATCH Wingsuit athletes Marshal Miller, Jesse Hall, and Sean Chuma take you through some of the most iconic jumps in the Italian Dolomites.

DOLOMITES, ITALY

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KEVIN BORER

WATCH the wingsuit highlights of Kevin Borer and his wingmen Jerome and Thor in this incredibly energetic film!

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WATCH this groovy film about the Good times over Reichenbach, Switzerland.  Music by Tei 'Oovy' 

SWITZERLAND

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FIRST FLIGHT IN FUNK

WATCH the Wingsuit first flight with the Funk. We'll let you figure out what that means. 

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LANDING IN BOXES

The World's First Wingsuit Landing without a parachute into boxes, performed by Gary Connery, who jumped from a helicopter at 2,400ft.

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DREAM LINES IV

Dream Lines is a collection of the best lines. Flying undiscovered lines in France and Switzerland.

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WATCH this insane proximity wingsuit video featuring a 360 degree view. 

360 Degree View

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FLIGHT THROUGH 2m GAP!

WATCH this amazing footage of wingsuit flight through a 2-meter gap between the rocks. 

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FLYING OVER DAM WALL

WATCH this film of a daring wingsuit proximity flier going over a dam wall. 

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DOLOMITES, ITALY

WATCH this film about a group of wingsuit off the Dolomite cliffs in Italy.  

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ITALY & SWITZERLAND

WATCH this compilation of amazing base jumps and wingsuit flying Italy & Switzerland

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