Speedflying is a relatively new sport that allows its practitioners to experience something akin to surrealistically suspended, snowless skiing. Speedflying enthusiasts expertly control paragliders to descend mountainsides while hovering just feet to inches above the rocky terrain.
SPEEDFLYING WITH JAIME LEE
Professional speedflyer Jaimie Lee donned a GoPro camera to provide a thrilling first-person perspective on his multiple flights (or lines) down the scenic Swiss Alps. To paraphrase Christopher Cross’ 1979 song Sailing…
Well, it’s not far down to paradise, at least it’s not for me
And if the wind is right you can speedfly away and find tranquility
Oh, the canvas can do miracles, just you wait and see