PMA statement reiterates their pro-Serial class position for FAI Cat1 events
NewsArchive | July, 2011
Chrigel pulls ahead into clearer weather as Toma snaps at his heels
Kaoru Ogisawa (JPN) disqualified, four penalised and Chrigel Maurer (SUI1) breaks free of the pack
Mark Hayman reflects on the memorial of Xavier Murillo, technical director and passionate, hardworking frontman of the Paragliding World Cup
On 3 July Turkish paraglider pilot Hakan Akcalar broke Turkey’s cross country record with a 255.5km flight from Denizli on an R10.2.
Red Bull X-Alps 2011 day two – Chrigel Maurer (SUI1) reveals his glider choice and the ground assault begins in earnest
Following the suspension of Open Class paragliders during the Paragliding World Championships 2011 in Piedrahita, Spain, CIVL have issued the following statement.
Lynx Avionics have announced a new Bluetooth audio adapter for their Micro System headsets.
Bad weather beleaguers Red Bull X-Alps 2011 athletes on day 2 of the race
The Red Bull X-Alps 2011 started on 17 July. Join us as we watch the thirty athletes make their way across the Alps by foot and paraglider.
Taff Thomas’ book of short paragliding and hang gliding stories, Written on Air, is available to buy on Kindle from Amazon UK
2011 Red Bull X-Alps blasts off on Sunday 17 July for 30 of the fittest para-athletes in the world
In the aftermath of the 2011 Paragliding World Championships being cancelled Mads Syndergaard comments on where things went wrong and how to right them
There are only five days to go until the start of the fifth edition of the Red Bull X-Alps. The advances in paraglider technology mean the equipment used in 2011 is very different to that used in the first race, back in 2003.
In a moving account James ‘Kiwi’ Johnston reports from Huascaran, Peru
The 2011 Paragliding World Championships has been cancelled after two tasks
Updated 8 July 11am GMT: It is with the heaviest of hearts that we report the discovery of Xavier Murillo’s body in Peru
The Paragliding World Championships 2011 have been temporarily stopped
The organisers of the Paragliding World Championships 2011 in Piedrahita have released a further statement