#036 The Electrified Wingsuit: a talk with the men behind the stunt | BMW Podcast

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He stands high up on a peak, spreads his arms, and jumps. This sounds life-threatening at first, but actually it’s a popular sport for adrenaline junkies: flying through the air in a wingsuit. But for Peter Salzmann, a pioneer in base jumps and parachute jumps, that's not enough. He was looking for a new challenge, and got into conversation with BMW i. Together, they turned a risky idea into a stunt which had never been attempted before. In this special episode of "Changing Lanes", the official podcast of BMW, learn how the team uses impeller technology, and what it has to do with electric cars. 00:49 Intro Peter Salzmann 01:37 Intro Tobias Hoffritz 08:15 Safety and risks 11:51 A reason to change 16:50 Partnership with BMW i 24:00 Wingsuits and electric vehicles And if you want to read more about wingsuits, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/peter-salzmann-electrified-wingsuit.html and The Electrified Wingsuit - the stunt: https://eu-central-1.protection.sophos.com/?d=bmw.com&u=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYm13LmNvbS9lbi9ldmVudHMvbmV4dGdlbi9lbGVjdHJpZmllZC13aW5nc3VpdC5odG1s&i=NWYwYzExYTc1NGNkMGUwZGQwNjYxYzdk&t=eDk0dmlYM1d4eWRxRXlSdWROK0R2ZXRmbDZQNWY1Tndab1huOTE0c1FIYz0=&h=54b0284ef1964fbea03117df0b549d06 (https://www.bmw.com/en/events/nextgen/electrified-wingsuit.html)   “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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