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Sunday, May 9, 2021

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...

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...

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....
Pal Takats - paramotor over Mount Fuji.

Paramotor over Mount Fuji, 4200m!

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Less than 24 hours after arriving to Japan and still fighting serious jet-lag, I managed to overfly Mount Fuji (3,776m)!! It was simply insane, a dream coming true! A 55km-flight with an altitude gain of 4200 meters, launching and...
Mads

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...

New Latvian National Record: 224 km Out-and-Return from Saint André Les Alpes

I have been chasing the 200 km mark for the second season now. Last year I settled for a 193km FAI Triangle, it was a massive feat for me as a pilot at the time. I competed in the 15th...
Paracaídas de reserva

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...

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...

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