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People Become Sugar Gliders and Flying Squirrels

As with Parkour, Yamakasi and Freerunning, here is another endeavor that blurs the line between performance art and sport.

New suits that give the wearers the aerodynamics of sugar-gliders or flying squirrels allow people to do flying feats never seen before. Currently people must tackle landing with a parachute, but flyer and basejumper Jeb Corliss is trying to change that. Watch this incredible video.


Jeb Corliss basejumping:

Read the related story from the New York Times.

posted by Trout Monfalco