Shin Ito

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Shin Ito (伊藤 慎一 Itō Shinichi?) (born December 1964 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese wingsuit pilot and skydiver who currently holds the world records for "Greatest horizontal distance flown in a wing suit" 26.9 km (16.71 miles),[1] "Greatest absolute distance flown in a wing suit" 28.707 km (17.83 miles) above California, USA on 26 May 2012,[2] and "Fastest speed reached in a wingsuit of 363 km/h (226 mph), achieved on 28 May 2011.[3]

He was a member of a US National Wingsuit flying formation record by 68 pilots in 2009.[4]

Ito is CEO of Risk Control Corp, in Japan.[5]

Bibliography[edit]

  • How to Escape from Crisis (危機からの脱出方法 Kiki kara no dasshutsu hōhō?), Bestsellers, August 2001, ISBN 978-4-584-18623-7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greatest horizontal distance flown in a wing suit". Guinness World Records. Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Greatest absolute distance flown in a wing suit". Guinness World Records. Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Fastest speed reached in a wing suit". Guinness World Records. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "USPA: National Records". Uspa.org. Retrieved 2010-08-10. 
  5. ^ "Risk Control Corp,Company information". Risk Control Corp,. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 

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