Did you know that at 5,500m above sea level, air pressure is reduced by approximately half? If you did, you probably also know it gets a lot harder to breath. But one thing you probably didn't think about: it also means that anything moving through that air gets significantly faster.
Like a paragliding wing. Good thing there's a pro piloting it. See Tim Alongi's faster-than-normal acro tricks in the video above – three minutes of raw footage straight from the GoPro.
Want more? Check out the full-length edit – including high-res, stabilised footage from the heli.
The crew after a succesful flight
Wondering about that one segment where he keeps going upside down? That's an infinity tumble – and Tim got plenty of them in at high altitude before soaring over to the summit of Mont Blanc and cruising across the Glacier des Bossons. See more of that flight in this POV video here.