Wingsuit flight of Ueli Gegenschatz
by Globetrotter on Jun 6, 2008EN
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Wingsuit flight of Swiss Basejumper Ueli Gegenschatz (aka "Sputnik") along the west coast of Ireland on June 3, 2008.
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