Wingsuit

Head-to-Head Human Flight

Alastair Macartney | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Sport
Alastair Macartney

Flying wingsuits in demanding environments is not without its risk. All events have to take this seriously and, as the sport and wingsuit technology advances, so does the competitive landscape. Red Bull Aces is a novel concept and, instead of leaping from mountains, competitors exit a plane. They then fly head-to-head through a slalom course with gates suspended below hovering helicopters.

iPhone 6 Plus Drop Test From 7,000 Feet

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Tech

This is getting out of hand. In the game of one upmanship this guy has won all of the iPhone 6 drop test videos. Apparently just dropping it as so...

This Man Has No Parachute...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Tech

Generally speaking if you jump off a mountain at any great height, there's only one way it ends: human pizza. Which is why this video is such a fee...

How Can Dogs Really Fly?

Alastair Macartney | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Alastair Macartney

Dogs really can fly. They've actually been doing it for years with a bit of human help. Earlier this week one of the National Geographic Adventurers of the Year Dean Potter released a video of his dog, Whisper, flying.

What Does Freedom Mean to You?

Alastair Macartney | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK
Alastair Macartney

Leaping from mountains, flying my Jedei winguit through valleys, soaring past the circling birds and glancing across at my team mates just inches away is an almost indescribable experience. An experience that I live for.

Don't Like Heights? Don't Watch This

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK

Daredevils and general winged lunatics Ludovic Woerth and Jokke Sommer filmed this absolutely insane footage of them flying into Rio de Janeiro on Sat...

Why Are 15 Men Flinging Themselves Of A Chinese Mountain?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK

What is it with men wearing nothing more than some flimsy fabric between their legs and arms flinging themselves off very high objects? Forget Feli...

How A Stuntman Survived A Leap From 2,400 Feet With No Parachute

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK

A stuntman has become the first person to jump out of a helicopter and land without using a parachute. Gary Connery, 42, used a special "wingsuit" ...

Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? No, It's A Norwegian Daredevil Flying At 155mph In A Wingsuit (WATCH)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Adrenaline junkie Espen Fadnes may not actually be Superman (or a bird, for that matter), but he does a damn good impression of him as he soars throug...