Thursday, July 21, 2011

BE FIRST: First Wingsuit Flight Over Everest

After much experience mountaineering, Joby Ogwyn, a Louisiana native and professional mountain climber, set his sights on sports that push his capacity. Ogwyn, 35, was the youngest American man to ever climb Everest when he ascended the peak over a decade ago, and the youngest to climb the highest peaks on all seven continents two years later. Joby took up the wingsuit challenge to be the first person to apply this technology to a real adventure—flying over the 'top of the world'.

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