Alexander Polli is a professional BASE-jump athlete. But his latest video showcases a critically dangerous stunt, as Polli flies his wingsuit through a tiny opening in a steep mountainside.
The opening itself is barely wide enough for Polli to walk through, let alone attempt a life-threatening aerial maneuver at 150 mph.
But he wouldn’t be a famous BASE jumper if he wasn’t willing to try something extreme. Besides, Polli said the Roca Foradada Mountains in Montserrat, Spain, have inspired him throughout his life.
To prepare for the flight, Polli performed two test jumps in which he flew through a banner marked “2013.” In the first test, he hit the side of the banner. It was an impressive display of accuracy, but had it been the actual cave, it almost certainly would have been a fatal error.
In the second jump, he ripped perfectly through the center.
With a successful test flight completed, Polli stepped up for the real thing, launching from a helicopter with a camera mounted on topRead More »from Watch this incredible wingsuit flight through a tiny cave opening (VIDEO)