Few sport events combine an intense atmosphere, sporting drama and excellence, and global interest in the same way as the Ryder Cup has done since 1927. The ‘Ultimate Journey’ to the opening ceremony, for which Worldwide Partner BMW, BMW Group Designworks and the team around wingsuit pilot Peter Salzmann (AUT) chose the skies above Wisconsin as the stage, was equally spectacular. Equipped with a wingsuit in a Ryder Cup design, as well as a transport capsule for the trophy, specially developed by BMW Group Designworks for that purpose, Salzmann and his team leapt out of a helicopter from 10,000 feet above sea level. The iconic gold trophy received a zero-emission chauffeur service in a BMW iX xDrive50 (Combined power consumption Europe: < 21 kWh/100km in the WLTP test cycle; CO2 emissions combined: 0 g/km. Data on driving performance, energy consumption and range are preliminary and based on forecasts. US consumption figures available by end of 2021) for the final few miles to the opening ceremony at Whistling Straits, where Salzmann brought it onto the stage.