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In Photos: Soar With The Man Who Can Fly

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Potter gets a lot of inspiration from birds. Here, bird scientist Bret Tobalske holds a Zebra Finch in front of his high speed camera.

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dean potter man who can fly

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The view from Potter's expedition tent on top of Mt. Bute.

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dean potter man who can fly

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Dean Potter and Whisper atop Mt. Bute, British Columbia.

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dean potter man who can fly

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Leaping headfirst, Dean Potter soars to meet the ocean.

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dean potter man who can fly

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Whisper and Dean Potter take in the view at Turtle Back Dome in Yosemite National Park.

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dean potter man who can fly

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Reaching speeds over 100 mph, Dean Potter flies in his newly designed and enhanced wingsuit.

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dean potter man who can fly

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Potter and his fellow flier examine their wingsuits before take off.

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dean potter man who can fly

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Potter and his teammate after a safe flight.

"Any flight or any experience in life where I have fun and I don't get injured," Potter told OurAmazingPlanet.