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THE SKY — We've shown you some pretty amazing wingsuit flights in our last Have You Seen This? section, but this is one of the most impressive.

Chilean Sebastian Alvarez isn't just a wingsuit pilot, but he's a master at his craft.

Alvarez visted his home country and performed an impressive stunt by leaping from a helicopter thousands of feet in the air and guiding himself to fly straight through a Chilean flag placed on top of an extinct volcano.

Thanks to multiple camera angles, we get to see Alvarez blast through the obstacle over and over and over and over and over … You get the idea, but it is really cool.

Considering I have trouble navigating my car while backing out of my driveway without driving on the grass, this blows me away. It's hard to fathom how fast he's going when he blasts through that flag. Also, in my opinion, the guys holding the flag are just as brave as Alvarez. I probably would have been weeping like a small child, quivering and closing my eyes as Alvarez inched closer.

Before you get annoyed that we've posted yet another wingsuit video, watch it. You won't be disappointed.


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