Speed World Record – the detail is in the data!

Speed World Record – the detail is in the data!

The importance of technology to track and measure performance has been a constant theme throughout all of Fraser's training and preparation. Data took on a whole new importance, however, when on closer examination of the GPS logs we discovered that Fraser had indeed broken the World Record for wingsuit speed! We... Read more
Disappointment for Team Cirrus in Canada

Disappointment for Team Cirrus in Canada

Our final update from the team in Canada isn't what we hoped to be announcing.  In the end, it became clear that weather conditions would make it impossible to launch the balloon with wind and rain sweeping in from the Great Lakes. With no relief from these conditions in sight,... Read more
Safe jumping from 40,000 feet

Safe jumping from 40,000 feet

Fraser and the team are working hard to ensure everything is ready for the jump. Part of this preparation includes planning in precise detail how Fraser will exit the balloon at 40,000 feet.  At this high altitude any physical exertion is exhausting, so climbing over the side of the balloon... Read more
From sun to rain – Team Cirrus arrive in Canada

From sun to rain – Team Cirrus arrive in Canada

Following disappointment in California, the team arrived in Ontario, Canada to prepare for the second record attempt jump. This second jump will be from a balloon. Flying a balloon to the planned altitude - over 40,000 feet - presents unique challenges and pilots experienced in taking a balloon to high... Read more
A frustrating day at the office

A frustrating day at the office

Fraser's first attempt at the world records took place today - and things didn't go to plan. The good news is that Fraser is safe and well, and the wingsuit, oxygen and other systems worked flawlessly. The one variable we can never control though is the weather.  The extremely hot temperatures... Read more
Talking oxygen – Project Cirrus Update Day 2

Talking oxygen – Project Cirrus Update Day 2

Things are going well out in Davis, California, with the team working hard to carry out all the testing necessary before the World Record attempts. In our latest video update Fraser explains the cutting edge innovation necessary to ensure the oxygen life support system works correctly at extreme altitude.  See... Read more
Scorching California – Project Cirrus Update Day 1

Scorching California – Project Cirrus Update Day 1

We are all systems go as Fraser and the team prepare for the first record breaking jump! Yesterday the team arrived at Davis, California to begin preparations for the jump.  All of Fraser's equipment needs to be meticulously prepared, checked, tested and re-checked before and after each jump - so... Read more
Wheels Up

Wheels Up

Fraser might be pushing the limits of wingsuit flight - but the journey to break records begins with a rather more regular departure from Heathrow as the team fly out to the USA today. Of course this means it's not long at all until the first record attempt!  Incredibly exciting... Read more