Andy Pag reports from the Bornes to Fly, a three-day hike-and-fly race around Annecy
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With the Paragliding World Championships due to happen in Sopot, Bulgaria, this summer, European Paragliding Champion Yassen Savov gives us a rundown of the area – including some of the amazing flying he’s done this year so far
The pilot list for the Paragliding World Championships 2013 has been published.
The North South Cup, 6-9 May 2013 will go down in history as the biggest weekend in British paragliding history. It saw the British Declared Record broken by 13 pilots, with numerous other 100+ km flights from the Milk Hill area of Wiltshire, UK. Here’s a round-up and photo gallery…
Burkhard Martens, author of the best-selling book Thermal Flying, has published a new book
“In my opinion the essence that separates good from outstanding XC pilots is mental strength.” Discuss…
The Ozone Delta 2 is out there in the wild, and has been seen completing some incredible flights. We review it in the latest issue of Cross Country magazine
Felix Wolk is the pilot on the front cover of the latest issue of Cross Country magazine.
GIN Paragliders have announced that Robert Graham, a designer with the company since 2004, has left the company. Torsten Siegel is joining GIN as designer and test pilot
Greg Hamerton, an instructor with a paragliding school in England, posted this great video explaining how to reach cloudbase on a paraglider.
Corinna Schwiegershausenn has paid a moving tribute to her friend Guido Gehrmann on her blog, Corinna Flies. Guido died yesterday in a plane crash
Guido Gehrmann, former world hang gliding champion, has died in a plane crash. He was 38.
In March after “immense deliberation” competition pilot Mads Syndergaard bit the bullet and launched his very own Open Class paragliding competition series. We asked him how it’s going
Air Design have announced the release of two new gliders
Organisers of the Wide Open, a new fun competition in Meduno, Italy have announced GIN Gliders will now be supporting the competition.
Sup’Air have issued a safety warning for the Delight harness
Hugh Miller grabs the best-looking day of the month and goes on a mission through the English flatlands
The Atlas is the new EN B from Gin – video review by Greg Hamerton.
The Red Bull X-Alps 2013 is to be the biggest yet, with organisers announcing that the route is now more than 1,000km long as the crow flies.
Nick Warren, communications manager for the Red Bull X-Alps in 2011, relives the decade-long history of the world’s toughest adventure race