Wingsuit Flyer With Balls of Steel Fly Past Rio de Janerio’s Christ the Redeemer Statue

By 02.26.14

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Rio de Janerio’s Christ the Redeemer statue is one of the most iconic monuments in the Western Hemisphere. Perched high above the city, overlooking Rio’s many swanky beaches, business districts, and favelas, it’s impossible to ignore its presence. Norwegian and French wingsuit flyers Espen Fadnes and Ludovic Woerth had the balls to soar past it at insane speeds in their flying squirrel suits. The result is this badass video:

[H/T: Gizmodo]


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