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TIPS: How your Rescue Parachute can be of True Help

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...

Gin Leopard: New EN D 2-liner

The wait is over. Gin presents the Leopard, a wing produced for the experienced XC pilot community and those seeking to progress toward the most competitive paragliders of the market.

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

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

564 km: New paragliding world record of distance x 3!

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On Thursday 13 of October 2016, Brazilian pilots Donizete Lemos "Bigote", Rafael Saladini and Samuel Nascimento, managed to push the bar of paragliding distance a little further and up to 564 km, in the northeast of their country, after...

Antoine Girard breaks paragliding altitude record: 8157m!

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French adventurer Antoine Girard is just back from a 1260km fly bivouac solo in Pakistan in 19 days, from which he brought a world record, the first paraglider flight to the top of an 8,000m peak, and the country’s...

UP Kibo 2, a safe paraglider of surprising performance

UP's new progression paraglider Kibo 2 is an accessible, safe, easy-to-fly, fun EN B paraglider with amazing performance.https://youtu.be/SVer8G7Wy10This model from UP has flat aspect ratio of 5.3, and 4.3 projected. It has 53 cells and it is available in...

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.

XXV edition of El Hierro International paragliding meeting.

Between the 28th of May and the 2nd of June around 120 paragliding pilots and their companions got together one more year in El Hierro, to enjoy the island, its sky, and everything the Club Guelillas had prepared for such an especial edition.

Safety warning: Quick-Out carabiners.

Finsterwalder-Charly publishes a warning about their quick release Quick-Out carabiners. Some units have have been produced with faults.

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

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.

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