Watch Harry Potter Jump Off A Cliff In Wild Paragliding Competition
Harry Potter, a giant yellow duck and a storm trooper were some of the brave pilots running off a cliff edge in the French Alps.
The skies above the small village of Saint-Hilaire in France were filled with colourful, costumer-clad paragliders for an annual carnival.
Around 130 pilots from France and beyond flew paragliders during the 'Icarnaval' carnival, a contest awarding pilots with a best costume prize.
"This is always a great feeling," said Carla, a pilot from Italy.
"We share an emotion with everybody, with people from France, with people coming from the other side of the hemisphere, so yes, we share a very beautiful and intense project."
The small village has been hosting a regular paragliding contest, the Icare Cup, since the 1970s.
In 1987, the "dresr contest" or "Icarnaval" was introduced alongside the main event for entertainment which attracts pilots including Simon Dugae from Montreal.
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"I am from Quebec, I had to cross the ocean to come here and it is the best here. When I'm here I'm happy, I share this with everybody," he said.
Today marks the end of the three-day festival and organisers estimated around 100,000 spectators attended.
Watch the highlights from the carnival in the video above to see what other unusual costumers took flight.