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...

Bstoked: new platform for paragliding experiences worldwide

The new site www.paragliding.bstoked.net wants to become a meeting place for travelling paraglider pilots looking to experience flying with local experts around the globe and pilots willing to host them, “somewhere between Aribnb and TripAdvisor for sports experiences”, say...

Aaron Durogati, PWC champion 2016: “I want to win the PWC once more!”

The Italian athlete and Gin Gliders test pilot took the 2016 title of the top paragliding competition circuit in Governador Valadares, Brazil, at the end of January 2017, where he became the first competitor to ever win the PWC...
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Video: Mac Para Pasha 6, performance to enjoy in company

The Mac Para Pasha 6 is a PERFORMANCE tandem glider; yes, in capital letters: a floaty wing offering nearly 10 points of glide and a flat and very effective turn, ideal to help you stay always among the highest wings....