Luc Armant and Meryl Delferriere win first PWC event 2017

The Paragliding World Cup tour 2017 started on the last week of May in the heart of Savoie, in the French Alps, where 127 pilots flew 6 good tasks ranging from 73.4 to 128.6 km. Ozone team pilot and...
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ParaGliding Accuracy World Cup… my experience

My name is Jimmy Giroux and I am from Quebec, Canada and I am the only representative of my country who joined the Paragliding Accuracy World Cup tour in 2016. I am taking this opportunity to share my path...

Michael Regnier takes over ITV Paragliders

As announced by the end of 2016, the new owner of ITV just introduced the new team that will manage the French paraglider manufacturer company, the oldest in the market after 36 years of history. Regnier has been working...

Flying a 193km FAI Triangle in the Alps

The Mistral winds had just passed and it was looking to be a very good day to fly. On Thursday night I had planned a trip to Chamonix to fly over the weekend around the highest mountains of Europe....

Advance Sigma 10: Quick review

By the end of January 2017, we found the Advance team in Tenerife who came to complete the development of the tenth edition of the Sigma series, one of the most emblematic models from the Swiss manufacturer – designed...

Seven turnpoints and 1,138km for the hardest X-Alps ever!

Racing a straight-line distance of 1,138km from Salzburg to Monaco, 32 world class athletes from 21 countries will hike and fly via 7 turnpoints in 7 different countries - including Austria, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, France and for the first...
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Video: The Superfinal

Once a year the best of the best in paragliding meet to select their champion. There is no higher level in paragliding cross country competition. They call it: "The Superfinal’" A very good compilation of images shot during the PWC...

Video: BGD Andalucia Road Trip

Paragliding inspires and drives us to travel, not only in cross country flights but also to discover new takeoffs and landscapes far from home. This is a nice video travelling around magical sites in the South of Spain, to...

Video: Stubai Cup 2017, by BGD

The last Stubai Cup event, held in Austria on March 11 and 12, enjoyed good weather conditions and was a perfect opportunity for hundreds of pilots to try some of the latest paragliders and gears in the air. According...
International Air Films Festival FIA El Yelmo

Registration Open for Air Films Festival FIA El Yelmo 2017

Each year, the FIA El Yelmo Festival becomes a wide platform where we can admire some of the best productions related to flying and aerial nature, the most daring extreme adventures and the most impressive sequences of our favourite...