Gin gave us an insight into their new cocoon harness, which will be for sale at the end of October. It includes new materials for an improved design and lighter weight. And their new reserve weighing less than 1 kg, the Yeti UL.
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...
Less than 10 days from the beginning of the 46th edition of the famous Coupe Icare in France, we bring you the complete schedule of events and activities programed to take place from Sep 19th to the 22nd, 2019 at St Hilaire du Trouvet and Lumbin (French Alps). This will be the last edition of the famous Coupe Icare in 4 day format since the classic world air festival stretches to 8 days as of 2020.
Theo de Blic (1st), Tim Alongi (2nd) and Bicho Carrera (3rd) managed to step on the 2019 podium of the most interesting Acro event of the moment, the Acro Game.
The championship, also Open FAI, took place between the 21st and 26th of July, and , although the organizers had to change the venue due to the meteorology, the brave decision ended up being accurate. Four tasks could take place.
Flow Spectra and 777 Gambit allowed to participate at Macedonia The Free Flight Commission ruled that both models anyhow meet the purpose of the CCC certification and therefore allows their participation in the Paragliding World Championship that starts next Monday Aug 5th, as stated in their announcement.
On the 15th of February 2019, two paragliders were soaring above the Horcones Valley that leads to Aconcagua. The Czech Gabriel Mazur and his French buddy Jean-Baptiste Chandesris completed the ascent of the highest summit of Americas and paraglided down from it. This expedition for them was a preparation for higher objectives in the Himalayas. I was lucky to meet with Gabriel in Mendoza, Argentina, where he told me about his flight from one of the seven summits
In 9 days and 3 hours Chrigel “the Eagle” Maurer conquered what´s known as the toughest hike&fly competition on earth for 6th time in a row. 10 pilots of the initial pack of 32 competitors completed this year’s X-Alps massive 1138 km race across the Alps.