I'm back in Europe and my second year here is even better than my first. More experience. Bigger wingsuit. Longer stay. I am one stoked girl.
It's officially summer. And that means Europe season for BASE jumpers. Tons of legal cliffs to fly our wing suits off of to our hearts content. But first, we must train.
2014 has been turning out to be a spectacular year so far with the newest member added to the family- my little fur face, and great flying conditions! I had been planning to spend my winter season speedriding and skiing non-stop, but with the marginal snow conditions, I have reverted back to my summer sports plan and have been wingsuiting in the Chamonix valley all season!
“When the daylight comes, do you feel it? Leave your bag of bones, Underneath your bed, Everything is as, It should be, I’m leaving now, As I should be….” My morning alarm song “No Way” by The Naked and Famous was playing and there certainly was no daylight outside. Although I didn’t realise it yet. Today was going to be a special day. Today, a dream would come to life.
Flow states. That is the topic of focus for this new documentary. How does the brain make decisions at such high rates of speed? How does a climber manage to block everything else out and focus on linking moves together to climb higher and higher? I think the final product will be pretty neat!
Just made it home from the biggest wingsuiting event in the world, the WWL. The event was full of its ups and downs. Sadly, we lost our good friend Vick on a practice round the first day. He was a great guy with amazing energy and a huge heart. He is going to be horribly missed in the BASE community. But we knew that he would want us to continue with the event, so after taking a day off to mourn his loss we got back on the horse and continued the event. The course consists...