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Daniel Crespo´s first impressions on board Gin´s Boomerang 12.

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These are Daniel Crespo´s first impressions with Gin´s latest CCC launch, the first commercial paraglider to incorporate the undulated leading edge, patented by the Korean brand as ¨Wave Leading Edge¨.

Everything about the Wave Leading Edge of the Boomerang 12, explained by Gin Seok.

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A conversation about the Wave Leading Edge, an interesting Paraglider novelty design, with its promoter Gin Seok

Video: Paragliding, capitalizing the bad decisions in competition

Daniel Crespo, shares his thoughts on how to deal with the frustration caused by bad decisions and continue in race mode. The story is visual, both in flight and on the ground. Registered with the goal of winning the Serial category, Daniel finds himself on the floor in Task 1, a few meters away from the goal. Nevertheless, a good attitude toward learning from his mistakes finally take him to the highest position in the podium in his category. This is the video of that first failed task.

Video: Training accuracy with the Magic by BGD

We test-tried BGD's high-end EN A paraglider Magic, both as an entry-level wing as well as for its alternative use as specific for accuracy comp. We did a couple of test flights with it in Tenerife, Spain and then went to compete to the Spanish Precision Championship at Alforja, where we completed our impressions of the Magic for this modality in this video report.

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...
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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...

Paragliding from Aconcagua, 7000m: “Our objective was to have fun in the descent!”

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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

“The Eagle” did it again with a 6th consecutive X-Alps win!

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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.

BGD PUNK, EN B paraglider review

With a remarkably agile and precise command, Bruce Goldsmith's new high EN B design is a wing with a great personality, ideal for freestyle and thermalling, as we confirmed in our test flights.

Marcella Uchoa, 411 km: “There is no greater connection to nature than flying the...

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Interview to Brazilian pilot Marcella Uchoa, who beat 3 paragliding world records of distance on a 411 km flight in the north-east of his country, last October. Made by the FAI team, in this interview Marcella reveals details of his preparation and the difficulties and rewards of flying long distances.

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