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Soul Flyers Base Jumping – extreme videos

Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet – A Door in the Sky

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Two wingsuit flyers just BASE jumped into a plane in mid-air

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French wingsuit flyers recently completed an unbelievable stunt following a B.A.S.E. jump from the top of the Jungfrau mountain in Switzerland. Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet, known as the Soul Flyers, caught up with and flew into a plane in mid-air.

As part of their project A Door in the Sky, which they had spent several months training for by completing more than 100 test flights in Empuriabrava in Spain, the duo B.A.S.E jumped from the top of the Jungfrau, one of Europe’s highest mountains, and flew into a Pilatus Porter light aircraft in mid-air. Now that’s a different way to catch a flight.

How did this project come about?

They wanted to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Patrick de Gayardon’s achievement in 1997, when he jumped from an aircraft with a wingsuit and then flew back into the plane. He was a pioneer in our scene and we wanted to reproduce his stunt. At the beginning of the year, Vince woke up one day and said to Fred, “We have to do it but with a BASE jump from a cliff!”

How different was the training for this stunt?

“When we started to train, we thought it would be easier to be honest. Then we realised that it was quite a technical and mental challenge. We had to be focused. During the first training session in Spain, Fred managed to fly into the plane, but I failed and hurt my ribs. One month later, we came back for another session. We felt better and it worked out. We managed to make it five times.”

How does it feel to enter into a plane at high speed?

“It’s cool but also quite weird! We’re used to jumping from the plane, but here you have to enter into it. You’re falling down and all of a sudden there’s no air anymore. The feeling is quite strange. When you’re in the plane and you see your friend flying closer and closer, it’s incredible. It was very emotional for us because we worked hard to make it happen.”

Dubai Burj Khalifa – Soul Flyers

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Basejump Dubai Burj Khalifa

Incredible World Record Base jumping form Burjj Khalifa 4K Soul Flyers
Skydive Dubai sponsored Soul Flyers World Champions Vince Reffet and Fred Fugen break a new World Record by BASE jumping from above the pinnacle of the World’s Tallest Building.

Brought to you by Dubai Film Production.

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Soul Flyers in Norway

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Discover the new video project of the Red Bull Soul Flyers in Norway! From a 3280 feet cliff, Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet, 3X Freefly world champions, impress with their jumps and combos … Once again, they push the limits of “Freefly Base” with some technical prowess and exceptional tricks!

Music: Cold Fusion – Steve Everitt
Directed by: Dino Raffault
Head cameraman: Jean-Phillipe Teffaud
Editing: Julien Reignier