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SEARCH India: High mountains, tough conditions, and magical places

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Everything started in Bir Billing. India is a new country for me: Despite having traveled all around the world, I still didn't know these mountains and valleys, this culture and these people.For me it was a dream to fly...

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

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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...

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....
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TIPS: How your Rescue Parachute can be of True Help

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The emergency parachute or reserve is a fundamental part of our flying equipment, it's a "second chance" when things get weird up there, and that's why we should pay special attention to both its correct maintenance and use.The parachute...

Lauri Kadakas: My record-breaking flight of 1133 km on paramotor

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Estonia's Lauri Kadakas covered 1132,7km on a straight line on March 9th in Australia, beating the long standing Paramotor World Record of Distance of 1105 km set by Ramon Morillas in 2009. Here, he tells the details behind that long flight, now under review by the FAI to be certified as official world record.
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A very special flight: XC through Denmark

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Every now and again things just align in a way that, if one were disposed towards religion, could almost make you believe someone is looking out for you from above. For me, April 22-2016 was such a day. I had...

Winter flying adventure at 3400m with the Advance Iota 2

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https://www.facebook.com/ojovoladorcom/videos/10155095035572653/We were recently invited to visit the Advance Paragliders premises in Thun, Switzerland, along with a few other international paragliding communicators (Flybubble Paragliding, Parapente Mag & Voler Info, le magazine gratuit de parapente et de paramoteur), to exclusively meet and try the new high...

Paragliding bringing smiles to children in Honduras

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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...
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ParaGliding Accuracy World Cup… my experience

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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...

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