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Squirrel Wingsuit Pilots Defy Gravity and Fly Up

Wingsuit flying made its way into the niche "do you have a deathwish" category of action sports as an offshoot from the already incredibly dangerous base-jumping. If your not familiar, wingsuits are a special kind of jumpsuit with ram-air-inflated between the arms and legs that enable humans to fly their bodies like weightless gliders. The clear advantage of the wingsuit technology to skydivers is that it allows them to fly not just straight downwards, but forwards and allows for a longer flight time. 

Yet the nut-heads over at Squirrel, one of the world leaders in wingsuit technology wanted to see if it was possible to fly wingsuits down and then fly back up to gain a positive elevation. The Squirrel team took to the canyons of Moab Utah to see if the unthinkable could be down, and the results were outstanding; wingsuits going up. The wingsuit pilots would dive down into the canyon and then flare up to positive elevations as high as 250 ft.

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These Vermont Bros are Pretty Good at Cliff Jumping
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These Vermont Bros are Pretty Good at Cliff Jumping

These Vermont Bros are Pretty Good at Cliff Jumping

Members of the UVM Ski and Snowboard Team are keeping loose and limber this summer, cliff jumping around some of the Green Mountain State's classic spots. From Barre to Winooski summer is still alive in this edit. If you have not had the pleasure of enjoying the many waterfalls, streams, and cliffs of Vermont put it on the bucket list. In the meantime sit back relax and enjoy some summer perfection.

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Paragliding on a Snowmobile, Not Your Average Slednecks
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Paragliding on a Snowmobile, Not Your Average Slednecks

Paragliding on a Snowmobile, Not Your Average Slednecks

They call themselves the Stunt Freaks Team for a reason. Turns out it's actually possible to combine paragliding and snowmobiling into the same sport. After smashing the sled on the first trial, this band of extreme-lifestyle lunatics put it back together again and successfully succeeded flying it off the cliff in Rikgranson, Sweden. Apparently using a snowmobile on the ground is too mainstream these days. 

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This Rope Swing Between Two Trams Looks Pretty Fun
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This Rope Swing Between Two Trams Looks Pretty Fun

This Rope Swing Between Two Trams Looks Pretty Fun

This rope is set up between two trams at a ski resort in Sweden. Usually, a video of rope swing includes someone slamming into the side of a hill. This one, however, is a little more eloquent and beautiful. The only question that remains is would you make the jump?