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4th FAI Pan American Championships: Day 4, T3- It’s Russia’s time to Tango

First of all, apologies for the late report.  Truth being told, I bombed out for the second day in a row and I was so down, I could not bear talking to people in case they had made Goal....

Tips from a successful EN B pilot to get started in competitions.

Arnold Castro is an Argentinian pilot who´s been competing for only 2 years and has already stood on multiple podiums, in 2019 with his EN B. This pilot plans his progression to the highest category without hurries, because like he says ¨the good thing about paragliding is that age is not a limitation¨. In this short interview, he shares with us some tips to get started in competitions and make the most out of it.

Tzvetan Tzolov won 9th Paragliding Accuracy FAI World Champs

The 9th FAI World Paragliding Accuracy Championship Albania 2017 in Vlora concluded with what was probably the most dramatic finish ever encountered in this aviation discipline, where the Bulgarian pilot finally took the gold, ahead of Matjaz Sluga and...

Michael Küffer and Klaudia Bulgakow win PWC La Reunion

The Paragliding World Cup tour 2016 had its 5th and last round -before the Superfinal-, at St Leu, La Reunion, where Küffer (SWI, Gin Boomerang 10) took the 1st place ahead of 18-year old Simon Pellisier (FRA, Ozone Enzo...

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

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...

4th FAI Pan American Championships: T2- The rain stopped and ‘the beautiful game’ (jogo...

"Day 2, we finally had a flyable task, and what a task it was! After 4 days of solid bad weather, this morning waking up felt different. It must have been that bird-like instinct pilots have. Today, we fly". Paolo Bellezze reports live from Baixo Guandu, Brazil, where the first task saw only one pilot in goal, Ignacio Ortiz. Local star Rafael Saldini was 2nd.
Super final 2018. Photo: Yassen Savov

Pierre Remy and Meryl Delferriere are the PWC champions 2018

Pierre Remy did not hesitate to qualify this championship, held on March 20 to 30 of March 2019 and where 9 tasks were flown in conditions that went from poor to amazing, as "the most intense of...

4th FAI Pan American Paragliding Championships: The best of the Americas converges to Brazil

The time has come for 117 of the very best pilots from 18 different American Nations to battle it out during 7 epic days and crown their Champion.  Most important yet, a smaller selection of those pilots would have...

Seven turnpoints and 1,138km for the hardest X-Alps ever!

Racing a straight-line distance of 1,138km from Salzburg to Monaco, 32 world class athletes from 21 countries will hike and fly via 7 turnpoints in 7 different countries - including Austria, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, France and for the first...
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The World Cup Superfinal kicks off in Baixo Guandu, BR

The top paraglider pilots in the world gathered at the Brazilian site, in the region of Espirito Santo (about 600km to the north-east of Rio de Janeiro), to start a 10-day competition of tough racing to determine the World Cup Champion...

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