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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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This Could be the best 4K Northern Lights Video You’ll Ever See
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This Could be the best 4K Northern Lights Video You’ll Ever See

This Could be the best 4K Northern Lights Video You’ll Ever See

There’s really not much to say about this other than the fact  that nature can be pretty freakin’ rad, putting on light shows that make Red Rocks look like child’s play. For those of you lucky enough to have seen the Northern Lights in person, good for you, for everyone else this might be the best film we’ve ever seen capturing their surreal beauty. Filmmaker and astrophotographer Adrien Mauduit spent 10 days hanging out in the Arctic Circle to capture the Aurora Borealis at its finest,

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Start the Weekend with this Whipper
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Start the Weekend with this Whipper

Start the Weekend with this Whipper

First, you need to watch this video all the way through to truly appreciate what a spectacular whipper this is. We’re not sure what’s more impressive– the solitary foot that desperately clings to the rock as this climber loses his battle against the force of gravity, or the fact that this guy survived unscathed. A healthy reminder to wear your helmet, for the most unexpected of whippers. 

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Valentin Delluc Only Needs Four Turns For Mont-Blanc
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Valentin Delluc Only Needs Four Turns For Mont-Blanc

Valentin Delluc Only Needs Four Turns For Mont-Blanc

For those who are always getting heckled by the speed wranglers, maybe it’s a sign that inbounds skiing is no longer your thing? Perhaps it’s time for bigger and better pastures. And to that end, may we present Valentin Delluc. Delluc is avid Speedrider—the French Champion in fact—and now cruises over the slopes of Mont-Blanc like nobody’s business. In his latest clip with Red Bull, he might have only made four turns to cover the more than 7,000 feet of vertical, but hey, he’s going as fast