Potter gets a lot of inspiration from birds. Here, bird scientist Bret Tobalske holds a Zebra Finch in front of his high speed camera.
The view from Potter's expedition tent on top of Mt. Bute.
Dean Potter and Whisper atop Mt. Bute, British Columbia.
Leaping headfirst, Dean Potter soars to meet the ocean.
Whisper and Dean Potter take in the view at Turtle Back Dome in Yosemite National Park.
Reaching speeds over 100 mph, Dean Potter flies in his newly designed and enhanced wingsuit.
Potter and his fellow flier examine their wingsuits before take off.
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.