Video: Bad ass glowing wing suit flight over a city at night

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Roberta Mancino—wingsuit flyer, base jumper, sky diver, and model—pulled off a sparkling stunt: she jumped out of a helicopter in an illuminated wing suit over Panama City at night. The backdrop of the city lights mixed with her glowing suit makes for some arresting visuals. Flying on a wing suit is already crazy during the day, it must be even nuttier in the dark.

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Sidebar. Is this really considered glowing? It appears to only be reflecting the lights on the suit.

I know it’s pedantic, but I’ve seen the term “glow” used many times for things that, by definition, are not producing their own light and therefore are not glowing as I understand the term.

Alternatively, the word’s definition could literally be changing, so there’s that.