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(8:25) Wingsuit World Champion Espen Fadnes on how and why he got into such a dangerous sport as wingsuit flying. Includes some quite stunning never-before-seen footage of human flight.

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Guest: RichardJN (1845 days ago)
What scares me about this is the low-and-fast passes. If going at 70 mph, and the ground doesn't drop away steeply enough (about 1 in 3 gradient), you lose airspeed and crash. But unlike a plane, you have no wheels. So you can't "land" a wingsuit.
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What scares me about this is the low-and-fast passes. If going at 70 mph, and the ground doesn't drop away steeply enough (about 1 in 3 gradient), you lose airspeed and crash. But unlike a plane, you have no wheels. So you can't "land" a wingsuit.
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Rilo Rilo (1845 days ago)
Latest comment: He actually has balls the size of aircraft wheels. So he's good.
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Latest comment: He actually has balls the size of aircraft wheels. So he's good.
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