BIRDMAN® is a pioneering and original skydiver’s wingsuit brand that introduced the first commercial wingsuit for skydivers in 1999.
The name has its roots in the early 20th century dare devil skydivers who built artificial wings in order to be able to fly, is a creation of professional Finnish skydiver, inventor and designer Jari Kuosma.
BIRDMAN® brands time-line in nutshell:
1999 - First commercial wingsuit: BirdMan s.u.i.t.
2000 - BirdMan GTi and Classic introduced
2001 - BM SkyFlyer, Classic II
2002 - First tracking pants for skydivers introduced: Pantz
2003 - SkyFlyer, S.3
2004 - Phi
2005 - Firebird and Firebird-R
2006 - Skyflyer S.6
2007 - BLADE
2008 - S.8, Tengu & BIRDMAN Jeans collection
2009 - BLADE 2
2010 - BM Clothing collection '10
2013 - New wingsuits NINJA, BLADE III & SAMURAI. First skydivers watch collection introduced: BIRDMAN® B.A.S.E. Chronograph, Aviator GMT and Skydiver
BIRDMAN® has established itself as an inspiring and bold lifestyle brand for the brave. Our passion is to innovate & design unique, high-quality products for skydivers, B.A.S.E. jumpers, aviators and adventurers alike.
BIRDMAN® stands for non-compromising originality, quality and freedom.
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