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'Everest Jump Live' Date Set by Discovery Channel

In the special, Joby Ogwyn will attempt the first wingsuit flight off the summit of Mount Everest.

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Discovery Channel said Monday that it has scheduled  297 more words


Everest's Most Dangerous Stunt Yet?

A breakdown of Ogwyn’s flight path.

2012, when Joby Ogwyn, a climber and BASE jumper from Santa Barbara, California, dropped from a plane at 27,000 feet and flew past Mount Everest in a wingsuit, eventually landing at Base Camp, observers were impressed. 504 more words


Is this the fastest flying woman on earth?

Chamonix, France (CNN) – “Ever since I was a kid, I had a dream where — if I ran fast enough on the ground — I could lift off and start flying.” 1,057 more words


Wingsuit divers from New Zealand and France killed during jump in Switzerland

Extreme sport … some 20 people are killed each year taking part in wingsuit dives. Source: Supplied

TWO wingsuit divers from New Zealand and France have died in Switzerland and a third was seriously injured after they crashed into an Alpine pasture. 135 more words


Death defying wingsuit flying over skiers

In an extract from Nuit de la Glisse 2013 feature film: IMAGINE, Life spent on the Edge, Mathias Wyss and Ludovic Woerth in a wingsuit fly in close proximity to skiers and snowboarders. 37 more words


Man attempts Mt. Everest wingsuit jump

CNN – It’s not for the faint of heart: climbing Mt. Everest and taking a nose-dive down to the ground.

Joby Ogwyn has already climbed Everest – and hiked down – so it’s clearly a natural progression to then throw yourself off the world’s highest mountain. 165 more words


Flying Through a Narrow Canyon

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