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PWC St Andre. Photo: Michel Farrugia / Facebook

Maxime Pinot wins PWC in St Andre Les Alps

The 4th leg of the Paragliding World Cup tour 2016 was held on September 3-10 in the south Alps, and ended after 3 valid tasks with the victory for French pilot Maxime Pinot, followed by Spanish acro world champion Felix Rodriguez -both...

NOVA Awards Pilots of the Year 2019

In this 13th edition of these Awards, NOVA has given this distinction to 6 pilots from three different countries, taking into account not only their sport results but also their enthusiasm and commitment with the brand.

Aaron Durogati, PWC champion 2016: “I want to win the PWC once more!”

The Italian athlete and Gin Gliders test pilot took the 2016 title of the top paragliding competition circuit in Governador Valadares, Brazil, at the end of January 2017, where he became the first competitor to ever win the PWC...

Ojovolador’s Daniel Crespo is Spanish Paragliding Champion 2018!

The Championships held in Pegalajar (province of Jaen, Andalusia) last week enjoyed good -if somewhat strong- conditions on the first 3 days, that allowed the 140 competitors to fly races of 60, 88 and 108 km. After the 2nd...
Chelan US Nats 2016

Josh Cohn wins record-breaking US Nats Chelan

The second event of the US Paragliding National Championships 2016 closed on Saturday 15 of July after 5 valid tasks, 650km flown and an epic world record-breaking task of 224,3km, the longest race to goal ever, that 68 pilots...
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Video: PWC Pico Do Gaviao, a Brazilian affair!

A World of Colour is a display of an amazing selection of the stars and starlets of paragliding while they battle for a place on the podium of the highest-level paragliding competition series, the Paragliding World Cup (PWC). The...

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...

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....

Jeison Zeferino is Pan-American Paragliding Champion 2018

Nearly 120 pilots, from 20 countries -but only half of them American-, competed at the 3rd FAI Pan-American Paragliding Championship and Open held in Baixo Guandu, Brazil, from April 1 to 8, 2018. After 4 valid tasks, Brazilian pilots...
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...

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