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Archive | January, 1999

Paragliding spins and spirals – understanding the difference

Paragliding and hang gliding expert Bruce Goldsmith explains the difference between a spin and a spiral

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The Croatian Survivor – an epic tale of paragliding survival

Davor Jardas describes what it was like to get sucked to 7,000 m on his paraglider in a paragliding competition in Croatia in the late 1990s

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Argentina’s 1999 Paragliding World Cup

Strong winds and organisational misunderstandings hampered the first Paragliding World Cup of 1999 in Cordoba, Argentina…

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Australia: Complete guide to 1999 Down Under

Paragliding and hang gliding in Australia – Carol Binder rounds up the season for 1999…

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Hang gliding review: Bautek Twist

Hang gliding legend Dennis Pagen reviews the Bautek Twist hang glider

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Edel Response paraglider reviewed

I had expected the new sports paraglider from Edel to be a replacement for the Saber – a solid DHV 2 wing. I was looking for bombproof, twitchless characteristics for paragliding…

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Paragliding in the Indian Himalaya: Hamari Kahani, by Bob Drury

My paragliding harness creaks like an old saddle under the force of the thermal I’m riding. The ferocity of the thermals as they blast us upward through the rarefied air above 20,000ft is phenomenal.

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