This gravity-defying indoor skydiving routine is mesmerizingly beautiful.
Indoor skydiving is when a person “flies” in a vertical wind tunnel contained in a column. While protective gear for the whole body is needed, the practice is much more accessible than real skydiving. Flyers can start as young as 4 years old, and some have been over 100 years old. Moreover, people with physical differences or disabilities can often participate as well.
Red Bull athlete Maja Kuczynska is a competitive skydiver both indoors and outdoors. She fell in love with the sport after her first tandem jump with her father at 10 years old. Kuczynska shared her first-round routine from the 2022 FAI World Indoor Skydiving Championships on TikTok.
“My first round in this year’s indoor skydiving world championships!” she wrote in the caption.
In the stunning performance, Kuczynska wore a futuristic white jumpsuit and helmet as she twirled midair in a giant column. She flipped and spun upside down and sideways before perfectly landing on her feet when the routine ended. The crowd cheered and applauded the elaborate choreography when she finished.
Kuczynska’s video racked up over 1 million views on TikTok.
“This is something I never thought existed. Super cool sport,” someone wrote.
“Amazing. It just looks so unreal. You are talented!” another said.
“You have to have control over every single muscle in the body to do that,” a person added.
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