Paragliding and hang gliding suspended from Mont Gros at Roquebrune, Monaco from the 1 July 2011
NewsArchive | June, 2011
Father and son come first and second in this unique flatland comp
The last day meant fantastic flights for some, and all day on foot for others. The winner, Antoine Giraud, completed the entire tour and flew into goal with five minutes to spare.
Mexico’s Coupe Icare attracted over 100 pilots in May
After yesterday’s disappointing and frustrating day, I’d hoped today would be extra good. The morning was sunny and cloudless, except for the pileus hat on Mont Blanc
“My day has gone from bad to worse. Wish I’d done what I’d wanted to. Now set myself back hours and hours of walking ☹ not fun any more”
Day three is over, so we are halfway through the Airtour, timewise if not distance-wise. The car is doubling up as a fairly ineffective drying room after last night’s downpour soaked everything, and is starting to smell like a cheese factory
We woke to a grey sky with the odd shower coming through but still the hope it would be flyable from the top of Colombier…
‘One out of two isn’t bad.’ A 14-minute film of trying to paraglide on top of the world
Charlie King flies and walks 36km on her first day of the 289km adventure race.
X-Alps star suffers back injury after accident in Alps
Bleary eyed competitors gathered on the north launch at St Hilaire this morning for the start of the 2011 St Hil’Airtour.
Charlie King reports from the start of the 289km adventure race
Whoosh! version 2.0 are sturdy wheels for hang glider base bars, with interchangeable hubs
French paraglider manufacturer have improved their cockpit, to create the Kockpit II.
SPOT Locator is an app for Windows 7 smartphones, that enables you to view the location of, and messages sent by, a SPOT device.
The Vita is a low-end EN B paraglider suitable for school use and cross country flying
The car’s packed and we’re off up to St Hilaire for the start of the Airtour.
Charlie King blogs from the Airtour, mini-X-Alps style adventure race that starts in St Hilaire du Touvet, France, on 21 June.