The Second World Wingsuit Championship is scheduled to be held at Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province from October 11 to 13, 2013.
The 16 contestants for the competition are from nine countries, including New Zeeland, America, France, Austria, Hungary, Britain, Colombia, Norway and South Africa. According to this year’s competition rules, all contestants will jump from a 700-meter cliff, making a sharp turn in the valley at a speed of over 120km/h, then cross the cableway finish line to complete the course. The fastest one to complete the course wins.
Schedule for the competition:
Trail flight from October 10 to11
Knockout round selecting 8 qualifiers from 15 candidates on October 12
Final round at one o’clock p.m.on October 13 (Live broadcasting on Hunan TV)
For more information, please refer to http://www.worldwingsuitleague.com/
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Colombia’s Jhonathan Florez competes during the Wingsuit World Championships at the Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park in Zhangjiajie, central China’s Hunan Province, on Oct. 13, 2013. (Xinhua/Cao Can)
Colombia’s Jhonathan Florez (C) celebrates after winning the title of the Wingsuit World Championships at the Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park in Zhangjiajie, central China’s Hunan Province, on Oct. 13, 2013. (Xinhua/Cao Can)