June 27, 2011 at 9:05 am

The Ultimate Wingsuit Flying Video

by twistedsifter

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I spent this past weekend compiling the best wingsuit clips I could find on YouTube and putting all of them into one sweet vid 🙂 There are some amazing talents in this video, including Jeb Corliss, Jokke Summer and Espin Fadnes. For the uninitiated,

Wingsuit flying is the sport of flying the human body through the air using a special jumpsuit, called a wingsuit, which adds surface area to the human body to enable a significant increase in lift. Modern wingsuit designs create the surface area with fabric between the legs and under the arms. A wingsuit may be referred to as a birdman suit or squirrel suit.
A wingsuit flight ends with a parachute opening, so a wingsuit can be flown from any point that provides sufficient altitude to glide through the air, such as skydiving aircraft or BASE jumping exit points, and to allow a parachute to deploy.
The wingsuit flier wears parachute equipment designed for skydiving or BASE jumping. The flier deploys the parachute at a planned altitude and unzips the arm wings, if necessary, so they can reach up to the control toggles and fly to a normal parachute landing. [Source: Wikipedia]

It’s been over a year since making my last compilation video, The Top 10 Biggest and Best Jumps of All Time which is now at a mind-blowing 8.15 million views! I really hope you enjoy this one as well! Track listing and sources of clips also listed below 🙂



Track 1: Aloe Blacc – I need a dollar (Killabits remix) [http://www.facebook.com/thekillabits]
Track 2: Ellie Goulding – Lights (Bassnectar remix) [http://www.bassnectar.net/]

Original sources for all clips:
Eiger North Face Jokke Summer – http://youtu.be/VPxMdaHkZ6A
Jeb Corliss wing-suit demo – http://youtu.be/7bJmVJZbmIk
The Need 4 Speed: The Art of Flight – http://youtu.be/oaMTSOI1Zk4
Halvor Angvik Norway 2010 – http://youtu.be/ioBw_n6TY0A
Jeb Corliss flying the crack – http://youtu.be/sgKiAooWfsU
Wingsuit Proximity Flying by Jokke Summer – http://youtu.be/X_PKW8PtUjs
Wingsuit Base Jumping in Norway – http://youtu.be/0Z6aZHcu3cg
The Sharp End by Sender Films – http://youtu.be/asB5IfKDLQM
Wingsuit Base Jumping – http://youtu.be/I4U6T_BB1N8
Red Bull Uncharted Trailer – http://youtu.be/VUyG7b4BYV4
Mountain swooping with wingsuit – http://youtu.be/MJuhyf-tpm4
GoPro HD – World Base Race 2010 – http://youtu.be/SPJ_h31vd5w
Flying Dude – http://youtu.be/PmZyB_ghpa0


wingsuit flying above the clouds The Ultimate Wingsuit Flying Video
Photograph by SUNBORN CHILD


wingsuit base jumping The Ultimate Wingsuit Flying Video
Photograph via PR Web





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