Speed Flying in New Zealand Is Some Vertigo-Inducing Fun

If you’re a speed flyer, put New Zealand on your adventure list. If not, prepare for some white-knuckle viewing.

This 8-minute excerpt from the Vimeo On Demand film “Magnetic” follows Jamie Lee and Malachi Templeton as they speed fly in New Zealand. The talented fliers get oh-so-close to the terrain, your palms are likely to sweat.

Speed flying in New Zealand

The crazy-good footage puts you right in the pilot’s seat for some harrowing and awe-inspiring views.

Sean McCoy

Editorial Director Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in GearJunkie's Denver office, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.