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Float on

Wingsuiting, a slow-motion variation on skydiving, is taking off with thrill-seekers

A flock of wingsuiters (above) led by Jeff Nebelkopf journey back to earth after leaping out of a plane in Pepperell (below, right). A flock of wingsuiters (above) led by Jeff Nebelkopf journey back to earth after leaping out of a plane in Pepperell (below, right). (scotty burns/sky2productions.com (above); wiqan ang for the boston globe)
By Susan Chaityn Lebovits
Globe Correspondent / October 21, 2008

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Excitement was building among the 31 wingsuiters waiting to board an airplane on the grass landing strip. Jumpers in bright red, orange, purple, and blue nylon suits milled about and strapped on their parachutes. Once in the air, they would jump out of the plane and float with their arms and legs outstretched for much longer than the ... (Full article: 1209 words)

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