Dr. Andy Walshe

Dr. Andy Walshe
Head of High Performance

Daredevils Unite! Red Bull Invents an Entirely New Sport

July 30, 2014

Red Bull continues to push the limits of what is possible by hosting the world’s first ever Wingsuit Flyer Competition at their Red Bull Aces event in Northern California. Fifty-two wingsuit pilots from 16 countries came together to compete side by side, thousands of feet in the sky at speeds well over 160mph.  In addition to a finish line somewhere around the 3500′ level, pilots wore a GPS system that transmitted their flying speed, position, and time taken to complete the course.

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