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Torsten Siegel Boomerang 11

Torsten Siegel on the new bounce at GIN Gliders

A year after their North Korean production factory was closed down without warning, GIN’s designer and test pilot, Torsten Siegel, reveals how the company bounced back to clean up on the main podium at January’s Paragliding World Cup Superfinal in Brazil. See what else is in Issue 177

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Win a paraglider in the Cross Country Prize Draw 2017

Fancy a brand new paraglider for 2017? Then you are in luck – it’s time for the annual Cross Country Magazine Prize Draw. Your chance to win a paraglider, simply by being a subscriber to Cross Country. What do I have to do? All you have to do is hold a valid subscription for the […]

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GIN Boomerang 10

GIN granted CCC exemption after factory closed down

GIN have requested a temporary change in the rules to the new CCC regulations for Cat 1 paragliding comps because their factory in North Korea has been closed down. In a notice issued on 7 March 2016, CIVL said that GIN, which make the Boomerang 10 comp wing, had asked for an exemption to the […]

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Gin's Carrera, aspect ratio 6.2 and EN B.

Understanding aspect ratio – what it means for EN B and you

Paraglider design has advanced in leaps and bounds over the last five years. Sharknose technology, stiffening battens, 3D panel shaping and more efficient line layouts have all worked together to create better, punchier gliders that collapse less frequently and are a pleasure to fly. However, gliders have also got skinner – as technology has got […]

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Gin Atlas X-Alps

GIN release new Atlas X-Alps

  GIN have announced the release of a lightweight version of their EN B glider, the Atlas. GIN said: Atlas X-Alps – the light version of the Atlas – is here. Aimed at intermediate pilots looking for a light and compact wing, the Atlas X-Alps is around 1kg lighter than the Atlas with improved flying characteristics all-round. […]

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The GIN Carrera on review. Photo: GIN

‘Is it a B or a C’: The Gin Carrera, EN B

  Hugh Miller reviews the new GIN Carrera in Cross Country issue 153 (May / June 2014) – and goes weak at the knees. Is she an EN B or an EN C? Is it late nights and shots all the way, or Ikea catalogues and cups of Earl Grey tea? Hugh writes: Let’s tackle […]

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GIN-Carerra-paraglider

Video review: GIN Carrera, EN B Sports glider

Fly Bubble paragliding school in the UK review the new GIN Carrera, which is GIN’s latest sports paraglider. Although aimed at ‘EN C pilots’ the glider has been certified EN B in S, M and L sizes. GIN owner Gin Seok Song explained more about this in an interview with Cross Country earlier this year. […]

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Win a paraglider in the Cross Country prize draw

Subscribe and win a paraglider: Cross Country prize draw 2013

The 2013 Cross Country Magazine Subscribers’ Prize Draw is now open. As in previous years, the winning subscriber will get to choose a brand new solo paraglider from either Aircross, BGD, Gin, Gradient, Little Cloud, Nova, Ozone, Sky or Swing. Plus we have some great runner up prizes including varios from Flytec and Flymaster, a harness from […]

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The GIN Atlas on show. Photo: Jerome Maupoint

Back to the Future: GIN Atlas, EN B, review

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 […]

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GIN Carerra

Spotted on launch: photos of the new GIN Carrera (EN C)

Andy Pag who reported from the Rat Race was on launch when Gin and his team were test flying their new EN C glider, the Carerra.

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GIN's new X-Alps 2013 paraglider. Photo: Ed Ewing

Red Bull X-Alps 2013: GIN’s glider on first test flight

GIN’s newly certified paraglider for the Red Bull X-Alps was spotted on launch in Annecy at the weekend.

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Torsten Siegel and Gin Seok Song outside GIN HQ. Photo: GIN

Torsten Siegel joins GIN as new designer and test pilot

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

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The new Gin Atlas, on test in Morocco. Photo: Jerome Maupoint

GIN Wide Open: Sponsorship announced

Organisers of the Wide Open, a new fun competition in Meduno, Italy have announced GIN Gliders will now be supporting the competition.

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Gin Atlas review

Video review: First look at the Gin Atlas (EN B)

The Atlas is the new EN B from Gin – video review by Greg Hamerton.

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The Gin Atlas

Gin unveil new Atlas, EN B

Gin have unveiled their new EN B paraglider, the Atlas, in a series of photos taken over winter in Morocco.

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Gin Sprint Evos. Photo: Jerome Maupoint

Gin’s new top-end EN B paraglider: Sprint Evo

Gin Gliders’ new high-end intermediate paraglider, the Sprint Evo, is certified EN B and has a notch more performance than the Sprint.

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Gin Gliders travel bags

Gin Gliders have created two pieces of luggage for those trips when you need some luggage space apart from that left in your paraglider bag, or for those trips without your wing.

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Gin Gliders safety notice for Boomerang 5/07 and 5/08

Gin Gliders have issued a safety notice

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Gin's new hoody

Gin’s new hooded sweatshirt

Gin have added a hooded sweatshirt to their clothing range

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Sweet spot ... Gin Rebel Race

Gin’s new Rebel Race

The lightweight Race version of Gin’s cross country glider, the Rebel, is ready and certified LTF 2 in sizes S, M and L. The XS is EN certified.

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