An ominous undercurrent runs through this account of the first parachute-free wingsuit landing. The listener is constantly aware that the fledgling extreme sport has seen deaths. In a soft-spoken voice, Adam Verner ticks off the dangers and relays the thoughts of the men who are vying for the ultimate jump. He also brings listeners the thrill of a nocturnal jump with no witnesses, reveling in the emotional highs that keep the wingsuit jumpers going. Listeners unfamiliar with the sport will get an extra dose of nail-biting tension. Those already familiar with the quest to be first to land without a chute will gain insight into these wingmen and the history behind their adventure. J.A.S. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2014]
Trade Ed. Tantor Media 2014
CD ISBN 9781494502515 $39.99 Eight CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781494552510 $29.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN multiple sources
Library Ed. Tantor Media 2014
CD ISBN 9781494532512 $83.99 Eight CDs
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