If it’s there, pilots will flirt with it. And on this day boy did they have some fun! Off-the-scale lift measured at 19m/s as pilots flew into ‘fire thermals’. Yassen Savov relives his reserve ride through the inferno
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Aaron Durogati won the 2012 PWCA Superfinal in Colombia
Yep, they do everything bigger in the States, including PWC tasks. This one was a monster, with the promise of grizzlies, coyotes and wolves below if you went down. Craig Morgan grabbed it by the scruff of its neck…
A good start to the comp sees Craig Morgan on form as he leads out on Day 1, Task 1 of the Sun Valley PWC…
Big climbs, yes, high altitude to be expected, booming conditions all in a day’s work – but raging forest fires and flying through a smoke-filled sky on the practice day is a new one for our blogger Craig Morgan at the Sun Valley PWC this week…
French pilot won the final leg of the European Paragliding World Cup, held in Krushevo from 5-12 August.
Peter Neuenschwander won the PWCA Superfinal in Valle de Bravo on Saturday
The sun is back in Valle de Bravo. 76 in goal in task seven of the Paragliding Word Cup Superfinal
Task seven of the Paragliding World Cup Superfinal 2011 was cancelled due to weak conditions
Pilots struggled in light conditions on the 92.85km task six. Charles Cazaux of France flew the furthest, at 79.30km.
Day six of the Paragliding World Cup Superfinal in Valle de Bravo was a well-earned, if rain-enforced, rest day
Peter Neuenschwander wins a difficult, weak day, putting him back on top overall.
Luc Armant was first into goal again on task four of the PWC Superfinal; Juan Becerra back to first place overall
Task three of the PWC Superfinal in Valle de Bravo was jointly won by Luc Armant and Luca Donini
Day two saw strong conditions and a 91.6km task. Venezuelan Juan Becerra was the first of 95 pilots in goal.
Switzerland’s Hans Bollinger won the first task of the Paragliding World Cup 2011 Superfinal in Valle de Bravo
Brilliant weather, 120 top-level pilots and new wings – the Superfinal kicks off
Colombian Julian Andres Carreño has won the pre-PWC Roldanillo 2012
Comp Class comeback: Report clears ‘dangerous paragliders’ and focuses on pilot education