Cross Country 149 features the amazing photography of Tristan Shu, one of the most original photographers working in paragliding today. A 37-year-old snowboard and outdoor sports photographer, Tristan started flying eight years ago but only really got into it in the last 18 months. He tells us: Now I’m really addicted. We’re having a blast […]
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In issue 149 of Cross Country magazine Greg Hamerton reviews the GIN Atlas, an EN B paraglider aimed at any pilot who wants to enjoy security with performance. It’s not the first time Greg has come across the Atlas: In the mid-1990s Gin Seok Song designed the original Atlas just before he left Edel to […]
How hard can hike-and-fly really be? Andy Pag found out when he signed up to the three-day Bornes to Fly in Annecy, France earlier this year.
Andy Pag reports from the Bornes to Fly, a three-day hike-and-fly race around Annecy
We love this and think you will too. It won the Best Original Film at the 2012 Coupe Icare in France.
French pilot won the final leg of the European Paragliding World Cup, held in Krushevo from 5-12 August.
Swiss pilot Alfredo Studer (Ozone) won the French round of the Paragliding World Cup 2012 in Talloires – his second ever PWC competition
The Annecy tourist office has published a new map for paraglider and hang glider pilots.
Annecy’s big paragliding exhibition takes place 5-6 May 2012, based at Doussard
Classic Routes is the beautiful new paragliding and hang gliding book from the makers of Cross Country magazine
We woke to a grey sky with the odd shower coming through but still the hope it would be flyable from the top of Colombier…
Team Red Bull Austria wins Red Bull Elements
Oliver Rössel, the current German serial class paragliding champion and one of the most successful competition pilots in the world, is running cross country training camps in the Alps next season.
British paraglider pilot Tom Payne stormed to the top of the British international XC league with an FAI triangle flight of 169.55 km, flown around the Chamonix – Annecy area on Wednesday 28 April 2010.