564,3 km: Donizete Lemos tells the story of longest paraglider flight

On October 13, 2016, three Brazilian pilots amazed the flying world (again) by smashing the paragliding world distance record with a 564,3 km flight in the northeast of their country: 50 km more than the previous record achieved in...

564 km: New paragliding world record of distance x 3!

On Thursday 13 of October 2016, Brazilian pilots Donizete Lemos "Bigote", Rafael Saladini and Samuel Nascimento, managed to push the bar of paragliding distance a little further and up to 564 km, in the northeast of their country, after...

François, Christina and Raul + Felix Rodriguez win the Acro Worlds

The second Acro Paragliding World Championship celebrated between August 26 and September 4 of 2016, saw 34 of the best acrobatic pilots from 16 countries deploy their skills and creativity above the waters of the Lake of Annecy, in...

Antoine Girard breaks paragliding altitude record: 8157m!

French adventurer Antoine Girard is just back from a 1260km fly bivouac solo in Pakistan in 19 days, from which he brought a world record, the first paraglider flight to the top of an 8,000m peak, and the country’s...

Awesome Monumental Acro at FIA El Yelmo in Spain!

The fifth edition of this unique acrobatic show enjoyed unbeatable conditions for flying yesterday, Friday June 3rd, at the medieval castle of Segura de la Sierra, in Jaen (Andalusia). More than 15 top pilots took advantage of them to...

Open your mind – If it is flyable, then FLY!

As I approached launch in the car the clouds increased and the sky became dark and 100% cloud cover spread a vast shadow on the ground. It was cold, very cold and deep snow lay under foot on the walk...

ITV Jedi 2 – Review of EN B paraglider

What a pleasant surprise I had with the new ITV Jedi 2 paraglider! I had an idea of it as a multipurpose paramotor-free flight wing, but in my mind I put it more on the paramotor side; perhaps the...
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XC El Yelmo 2015: Adrenaline & emotions

Ten days before a new edition of the International Air Festival of El Yelmo (FIA), it is a good time to remember some of the best and most exciting moments in flight during the Open paragliding competition and Spanish...

UP Trango XC3 paraglider review

The high-performance cross-country flagship from UP comes renewed and vibrant in its 3rd generation: The heir of what once was the Serial class (EN D) model in the Ultralite Products range, took nearly two years of work and many...

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