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

The BMW Podcast | Changing Lanes

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He stands high up on a peak, spreads his arms, and jumps. This sounds life-threatening atfirst, but actually it’s a popular sport for adrenaline junkies: flying through the air in awingsuit. But for Peter Salzmann, a pioneer in base jumps and parachute jumps, that's notenough. 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 theteam uses impeller technology, and what it has to do with electric cars.00:49 Intro Peter Salzmann01:37 Intro Tobias Hoffritz08:15 Safety and risks11:51 A reason to change16:50 Partnership with BMW i24:00 Wingsuits and electric vehiclesAnd if you want to read more about wingsuits, go to BMW.com:https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/peter-salzmann-electrified-wingsuit.htmlandThe Electrified Wingsuit - the stunt: 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.


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