Putting on a wingsuit and jumping off a cliff is not for everyone. Most people might dream of being able to fly like a bird. It would be awesome. But, we haven’t made it happen yet.
The closest thing we have other than airplanes, is the interesting wingsuit. Guys put it on and there is extra material in the arms and between the legs. It actually catches the wind and makes drifting to the ground more of a flying experience.
They put a parachute on for the ending. If you watch some of these videos, you’ll see how close these guys get to the ground. One wrong move and the professional wingsuit guy becomes stuff on a rock. There really isn’t too much in between.
That’s what Eric Dossantos Chamonix did. He got too close to the trees. Of course, he’s flying at a very high speed. You can hear the wind blasting by him. It’s hard to tell how fast, but it’s easy to tell that it’s very fast.
He made the mistake no wingsuit guy ever wants to make. What a learning experience? If you survive a crash, you know not to ever do that again.
Life In A Wingsuit
He jumps off a cliff after saying goodbye to his friends. Little did he know how much of an omen that could have been. But, it is a good ride for a while. It gets the heart pumping and it must be the most exhilarating thing in the world.
But, It Ends Abruptly
You watch the trees blast past him. He’s going between them like they’re nothing. No fear at all that he could make the wrong turn and come face to face with a tree. And then…