Sky, Sand, Sun, and Lots of Air: Wingsuit Flying Over Namibia

If you’re in the ‘I’ll never fly in a squirrel suit; it’s too dangerous’ camp, this dazzling clip might just change your mind.

Step one: Pick a spot in the Namibian desert and drive there. Step two: Take flight.

It doesn’t have to be a whole lot more complicated than that, and these sky pilots don’t make it so.

Watch the crew wingsuit, paraglide, and BASE jump against an outrageously scenic backdrop of dunes, sea, and sandstone in this dreamy edit. We only wish it was longer — then again, all beauty is fleeting.

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Sam has roamed the American continent to follow adventures, explore natural wonders, and find good stories. After going to college to be a writer, he got distracted (or saved) by rock climbing and spent most of the next decade on the road, supporting himself with trade work. He's had addresses in the Adirondack Mountains, Las Vegas, and somehow Kansas, but his heart belongs in the Texas hill country.

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