In Photos: Soar With The Man Who Can Fly

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Dean Potter is just as famous for his wingsuit flights as for his free solo climbs.

His " two polar opposite arts" have led to some breath-taking photos, as seen here. But it's the calm, not the adrenaline, that Potter seeks.

"The moment before I jump is filled with anxiety and what-ifs. But then as soon as I enter the air, I'm filled with this calmness and that's the main attraction to it," Potter told OurAmazingPlanet.

Read OurAmazingPlanet's full Q&A with Potter.   Less «
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