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