Across the Canadian Rockies: By Benjamin Jordan

Ben Jordan paragliding in Canada

“Floating high above the vast, level landscape, I burst out into a roar of laughter with the feeling of having found what I’d long been searching for. It became clear the greatest challenge I’d ever face was my own self-doubt.”

Benjamin Jordan shares his startlingly evocative account of how he achieved a goal he’d been dreaming about for a decade – and flew an “impossible” 1,000km route across the Canadian Rockies.

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