Already considered the worlds most dangerous athletic, wingsuit fliers are wondering why fatalities are suddenly rising
Wingsuit winging has been described as “the worlds” most exhilarating and dangerous athletic. Launching themselves from cliffs wearing a nylon bodysuit, the wing being organized by air replenishing a piece of textile pulled between the arms and legs, its practitioners glide at speeds of up to 150 mph( 241 kilometers per hour ), often skipping close to the soil before eventually distributing a parachute.
But after the boasts most fatal summer, during which there has been almost two dozen death toll of three months the great majority in the Alps, where winging is law players have begun asking why wingsuit winging has suddenly transformed so lethal.
It is not simply been less experienced wingsuit fliers who have been succumbing the summer months, but likewise some of the boasts most experienced and well-known people.
Those include Uli Emanuele, famed for flying through a small rock window in Switzerland in 2015, and Alexander Polli, both of whom were killed during accidents in the Alps last month in Pollis case attempting to perform a spiral ploy before reaching a tree.
And the sheer number of deaths in towns such as Chamonix, below Mont Blanc, and in the Lauterbrunnen area of Switzerland has reached such a level that it is causing serious concern among mountain save units and local residents some of whom have witnessed fatal accidents.