And you thought flying a small-fry drone over JFK airport was crazy. What were you thinking?
Obviously this sort of thing is very, very illegal (not to mention extremely unsafe) when a city isn't given proper heads up--which Rio wasn't. But that's what makes for truly pant-shitting thrills, no? At least Ludovic Woerth and Jokke Sommer wingsuited into Rio early in the morning out of respect for commercial air traffic. Just don't go thinking they've got anything on Joe Kittinger.