Greg Hamerton, an instructor with a paragliding school in England, posted this great video explaining how to reach cloudbase on a paraglider.
This short video from the Met Office in the UK is a good guide to how clouds form
Chrigel Maurer and Thomas Theurillat give a TEDxZurich talk on taking part in the Red Bull X-Alps.
Since it was introduced as a prototype last year Ozone’s XXLite has attracted a lot of interest. The ‘single skin’ glider has no cells and is the ultimate in lightweight gliders at only 1.3kg. We round up the videos already out there.
Security in Flight 2 is the new film from Jocky Sanderson. It’s 170 minutes of all-you-can-eat about SIV and glider control: from Big Ears to Full Stalls and more. Click through for more…
Russell Ogden leads a comprehensive discussion on two line gliders, safety, SIV, common fallacies for initial inputs after collapses and all things for flying modern paragliders
Light Line by Jean-Baptiste Chandelier won the Critic’s Prize at the 2012 Coupe Icare, and rightly so. It’s beautiful.
We love this and think you will too. It won the Best Original Film at the 2012 Coupe Icare in France.
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Dustin Martin and Jonny Durand fly 760km in Texas for a new world record
Dustin Martin and Jonny Durand broke the hang gliding world record by flying 763km and 759km on 3 July 2012. This brilliant video shows how they did it…
Horacio Llorens spends the night on top of a volcano. One of a series from a trip he and Tom de Dorlodot did through Africa at the start of this year.
A short film about the evolution of acro paragliding. Interviewing the pioneers of the sport about the good old times and introducing the ‘new-school’ style. By Pal Takats
Swiss pilot Alfredo Studer (Ozone) won the French round of the Paragliding World Cup 2012 in Talloires – his second ever PWC competition
Bruce Goldsmith and a Brazilian business partner bought Airwave Paragliders at the start of April – he discusses the move in this video
Most famous for Bjork, the blue lagoon and the quirkiness of its capital Reykjavik, Iceland is now promoting itself as an adventure playground, including paragliding in some pretty wild scenery…
Marcus King took a detour to Lake Annecy last week, to test out Sup’Air’s new cutaway paraglider reserve system.
The Everest paragliding movie Hanuman Airlines – Fly Over Everest has been released
Cross Country’s Marcus King goes tandem Infinite Tumbling with Pal Takats at the 2012 Stubai Paragliding Festival
Thinking of learning to fly a paraglider? Kerim Jaspersen’s new film explains all