Video: Alexander Polli Makes Flight A Reality

Staff Writer
Whizzes through waterfall, next to cliffs wearing wingsuits and tracksuits

Alexander Polli jumps off of cliffs. In wingsuits, in tracksuits, through waterfalls, while dragging a stick across a rock face, even over his (frantic) mother. And because we’re not all so completely insane brave, he does it all attached to a GoPro. Last week, Polli released this video filmed in New Zealand, Switzerland and Norway—and as he said on his Facebook page, “If it gets your heart rate up, mission accomplished.” Well, Polli—mission definitely accomplished.

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