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Seiko Fukuoka beats female record of distance: 402 km!

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On December 9th in Australia, the Japanese-French pilot covered that amazing distance in straight line for a new paragliding female record, surpassing Nicole Fedele’s flight of 395km done in Brazil earlier this year. On the same flight Seiko also...

XC El Yelmo 2015: Adrenaline & emotions

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Ten days before a new edition of the International Air Festival of El Yelmo (FIA), it is a good time to remember some of the best and most exciting moments in flight during the Open paragliding competition and Spanish...

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....

XXI International Air Festival “El Yelmo”: June 5th to 7th

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Sierra de Segura (Spain) will hold again one of the main free flight events in Europe, together with the XXI International Air Cinema Festival, and the VI Open El Yelmo XC.

Video: PWC Pico Do Gaviao, a Brazilian affair!

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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...

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.

“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.

World record to declared goal and +400km on EN B gliders!

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November 1st, 2016, brought superb conditions for XC to the Brazilian Northeast, where several personal bests were broken, with a number of flights exceeding the 400km barrier and two of them on EN B (easy intermediate level) gliders -...

Piedrahita hosts Spanish Tandem Paragliding Championship for the third time

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On July 11, 2018, starts this international Open and National Championship in tandem mode, one of the few competitive events in the world designed for teams of two people and which -after 4 days- will determine the best tandem...

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

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"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.

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