It took a year of planning. But in the end it worked out perfectly for Australian hang-gliding pilot Jonny Durand.
The 33-year-old set two world records off the Great Australian Bight — the quickest 300km out-and-return distance and quickest 100km out-and-return. [Read the full story here.]
Still, it was not all easy flying for the pilot. At one point he was so convinced that he was going to ditch that he undid his safety harness. But in the end he managed to find some lift and his worst nightmare was averted.
Enjoy the visual feast from his flight below, from photographer Mark Watson.