#9 winged men & women don’t need to be angels: Interview with Ellen Brennan Frat-episode 2


In this Podcast #9 you will hear an interview with Extrem Sport Athlete Ellen Brennan Frat -episode 2. We talk about her involvement in the Dunkin Donuts stunt, the preparation for it and the whole production.

Checking in with Athlete Ellen Brennan Frat:
Experienced Wingsuit B.A.S.E. jumper who’s been jumping since 2006, participated in many competitions and film projects. Also an ICU nurse and new mom.

Titels and archivements:

  • Former „fastest flying woman in the world“
  • TEDx Chamonix speaker
  • First person to successfully grab an object during Wingsuit flight – Dunkin Donut stunt for the Advertisement
  • World Wingsuit League (WWL) competitor 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018
  • Red Bull Aces competitor in 2014

We talk about:

  • How did you get involved in that stunt project?
  • How come Dunkin Donuts was so open to this high-risk stunt?
  • What made you believe you can do this?
  • What problems arises during the training/ preparation for the stunt?
  • What mental challenges came up and how did you handle them?
  • How did you start to train for the stunt?
  • What was tricky for you in the production?
  • How did you deal with the high-performance stress? 
  • What helped you?
  • How did you get the team together?
  • What aspects did the crew members need to match to be on your team?
  • How many people have been on the team in the first production week and then in the second production week?
  • What worries and fears did you have during the project?
  • How was the work with the whole team?
  • Why was the team changed?
  • How did that production of that stunt change your life?
  • What did you learn out of this project?
  • How did it change how people behave with you now?
  • What experience did you make with the media?
  • If you look back to that project today – what is your general resume?
  • What other projects have you done?


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