Video: Russell Ogden on paragliding

On behalf of Her Majesty The Queen (you need to watch to the end) Russell Ogden leads a comprehensive discussion during the the 2012 Open Distance Nationals in Sun Valley, USA on two line gliders, safety, SIV, common fallacies for initial inputs after collapses, flying modern gliders, the “kiss of death”, parachutal stall, brake position, using Bs and Cs, speed bar use, passive versus active inputs, using risers, flying in a pod harness, stabilo, certification of wings, dealing with cascades and a LOT more.

Courtesy of the Best Odyssey YouTube channel.


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