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This article was published on January 19, 2015

Watch this incredible paraglide, synchronized with Google Maps

Watch this incredible paraglide, synchronized with Google Maps
Owen Williams
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Owen Williams

Former TNW employee

Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

Videos of people paragliding are pretty incredible to watch on their own, but this group of adrenaline seekers took it to the next level.

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By mashing their flight video up with GPS data, this site lets you track the flight in real time all the way to the bottom on a Google Map next to the video. You’ve got to watch it over on Track Sphere to get the most out of the experience.

The GPS data makes it even more gut wrenching to watch as the person descends, since you’re able to see the big turns and dips before they happen on the video.

➤ Paragliding Video, synchronized with Google Maps [Track Sphere]

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