'Wind Tunnel Acrobatics' Needs to Be an Olympic Sport ASAP

Four athletes zip, flip, and float through a wind tunnel in Prague in this video from Red Bull. 

Four athletes zip, flip, and float through a wind tunnel in Prague in this video from Red Bull. The tunnel, apparently pumping air through at over 200 km/hr, allows them to train for skydiving, BASE jumping, and other extreme sports. 

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