Watch French ‘Les Soul Flyers’ Leap Out of a Airplane and Set an Insane World File

Watch Les Soul Flyers break the world file as they fly over 4.6 miles in 3 minutes, 5 seconds, setting a brand new file for the longest wingsuit flight distance.

Most individuals BASE soar off of cliffs or skyscrapers. Some individuals BASE soar out of plane. Fred Fugen, Vincent Cotte, and Aurélien Chatard, often known as the flying workforce Les Soul Flyers, not solely BASE jumped out of a helicopter tens of 1000’s of toes within the air, however in addition they made historical past doing so.

Les Soul Flyers set the world file for the longest wingsuit flight ever.

The three wingsuit professionals suited up, and their helicopter carried them to altitude. Then they made the soar, excessive above the well-known Mont Blanc summit within the French Alps.

Their flight affords a brand new perspective of the mountain as they fly over unbelievable glaciers, crevasses, and cliffs. They speed up to skin-crawling speeds, doing methods in excellent unison, flying on and on for what appears like an eternity.

The best way Fugen shouts radio instructions to Cotte and Chatard exhibits how a lot he studied their route. He appears to have the mountain and its options memorized because the trio navigates the fall-line of Mont Blanc. They glide, they dive, they soar down the mountain and over Glacier des Bossons straight into the city of Les Bossons.

It’s a rush simply watching this video. It’s arduous to think about the adrenaline kick Les Soul Flyers felt after the longest wingsuit flight in historical past. To see extra of the well-known trio’s wingsuit feats, take a look at Fred Fugen’s athlete web page on the RedBull web site.

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Rebecca Ross

By Rebecca Ross

Rebecca Ross is a workers author at GearJunkie. She has been writing about backpacking, mountain climbing, mountaineering, and journey for over three years. Previous to GearJunkie, Rebecca was a contract photographer and author for Climbing Journal, Decathlon, 57Hours, and ExplorersWeb. Based mostly in Washington state, Rebecca has intensive coaching and expertise in climbing of all kinds: trad, sport, bouldering, ice, alpine, and her favourite, mountaineering. She additionally enjoys operating, backpacking, pictures, swimming, cooking, studying, and crocheting.

Matters: wingsuiting, BASE Leaping

Tags: wingsuit, base leaping, wingsuit flying