A video released by a wingsuit pilot-cameraman displays not only the incredible risk involved with the stunt, but the process behind planning it.
Jokke Sommer, Espen Fadnes and Ludovic Woerth are the world's most renowned wingsuit pilots. The trio teamed up for a Web series on EpicTV called "The Perfect Flight." The premise is simple: Three men travel the world looking for the best landmarks and locations to fly by, over, or underneath.
Episode 2 of the series saw Sommer, Fadnes and Woerth travel to Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix at Mont Blanc, France. There the three stuntmen would attempt to fly under a bridge that connects two peaks. An opening of 66 feet by 33 feet is what they were working with.
"It's a very challenging jump that needs a lot of preparation," Fadnes said in the episode. "We don't get a second chance. … So it's the kind of place where first, we need to scope it at the top, and then sit down and conclude 'doable' or 'not doable.'"
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