First contact with new paraglider Iota 2 from Advance

The Swiss company privately presented their high EN model Iota 2 to a small group of pilots and media members in mid-November. The new glider outperforms its predecessor in all aspects, according to the Advance design team, with significant...

Promotion of El Hierro Island: Win an acro course with Horacio Llorens!

The westernmost of the Canary Islands (Spain), El Hierro has aimed at adventure sports for a long time as means to promote tourism in its magnificent natural territory, declared a biosphere reserve, and especially paragliding thanks to the optimal...

Two X-Alps veterans attempt 1200km vol-biv in the Himalaya

Stefan Bocks and Sebastian Huber arrived in India by the end of September to start the demanding adventure of covering massive distances across the highest mountains of the world, all the way from Ladakh (India) to Pokhara (Nepal). Their...
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Horacio Llorens joins thousands of starlings in flight!

A dream come true for the 5-times acro world champion and adventurer, who travelled to Denmark to fly in the Black Sun – a natural event that happens every autumn when more than 1 million starlings migrate south for...

Good weather and 90,000 visitors at the 44th Coupe Icare!

After four magical days of free flight festivities, the 44th Coupe Icare said good-bye to the hundreds of pilots from all over the world, who did the annual pilgrimage to the heart of the Alps for the major festivity...
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Video: PWC Pico Do Gaviao, a Brazilian affair!

A World of Colour is a display of an amazing selection of the stars and starlets of paragliding while they battle for a place on the podium of the highest-level paragliding competition series, the Paragliding World Cup (PWC). The...
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Video: Accidental deployment, by BruceTube

Former World Champion and designer Bruce Goldsmith runs his own paraglider brand, "Bruce Goldsmith Design" or BGD, and also shares paragliding tips on his video channel "Brucetube", oriented to help pilots fly better and safer. In the fifth episode...

Paragliding bringing smiles to children in Honduras

For the better part of ten years, starting in 2004, I was the only paraglider in Honduras. I came from a community of pilots in western Canada, so in the beginning I felt both excitement and a lot of...

Theo de Blic wins Acro Game as world’s best freestyler of Acro paragliding

Very enthusiastic with the outcome, participants and organizers of the second edition of the Acro Game, held in Organya (Catalonia, Spain) on July 28th and 29th 2017, do not hesitate to call it ‘the’ reference event of the free-style...
ITV Bulldog

ITV released ‘king size’ Bulldog paraglider up to 450 kg

One of our favorite tandem wings for flying under power, the Bulldog is one of the most popular wings in the range of the French manufacturer with over 1000 units sold all over the world. Now, ITV decided to...

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