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Your life in acro: With Theo de Blic

Track your progress, set goals – and keep pushing. Our in-house acro whizzkid, Théo de Blic, shares his top tips for mastering those tricks. Find out more, subscribe, and never miss an issue

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Theo de Blic’s Acro World

‘Forget about acro gliders. Let’s be honest: wanting to learn acro and being an acro pilot are two very different things.’ If you want to become an acro pilot, says Theo de Blic, avoid aiming too high, too fast. In the September issue he shares his top 10 tips for choosing the right gear. See […]

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Théo de Blic wins Acro Game 2017

Cross Country mag columnist Théo de Blic won the second Acro Game – for the second time! The 2017 competition took place in Organyá, Spain at the end of July. Théo shared the podium with Horacio Llorens, whose brainchild the competition is, in second and François Ragolski in third. Acro Game takes place over two […]

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Theo de Blic: ‘Never, ever think it is too late’

“Never, ever think it is too late. It is your life we are talking about so try everything you can to save it.” Our resident acro champion Théo de Blic knows the value of a good rescue. He shares his top tips for dealing with a reserve throw. See what else is in Cross Country […]

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Théo de Blic joins Cross Country as acro columnist

Théo de Blic has joined Cross Country Magazine as the magazine’s new acro voice. He will be writing a regular slot on acro paragliding every other issue, starting with issue 179, May 2017. A member of the French acro team and a regular on acro podiums on the competition circuit, he is one of the […]

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Theo de Blic wins first Acro Games

Theo de Blic won the Acro Games in Organya over the weekend 13/14 August 2016. Created by Horacio Llorens the Acro Games was a new format competition featuring two rounds. Featuring 15 of the world’s best acro pilots, the first round was Classification and took place on the Saturday. After that round, the top eight […]

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Blown Land: Tim Alongi, Chacha Maxx, and Theo de Blic

A beautiful four-minute film from paragliding in EL Hierro. Acro pilots Tim Alongi, Theo de Blic and Harold Pluvieux spent two weeks on the island in March 2016. The result is this sublime film, which celebrates the elemental forces found on this island on the edge of the world.

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Horacio and Theo win Acro Synchro at World Air Games

“It’s more like dancing in the sky…” Horacio Llorens and Theo de Blic won Gold in the Paragliding Synchro Aerobatics at the FAI World Air Games in Dubai.

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Video: Sounds of Paragliding by Shams

Theo de Blic and Shams present Sounds of Paragliding. The team used special hi-definition mics to pick up the sound of flying. Big shout to sound engineer Thibaut Darscotte for this one. Turn the sound on! • Got news? Send it to us at news@xcmag.com Subscribe to Cross Country. Buy and sell gear on Skyads.aero […]

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