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As The Wind Blows
I took this while standing on top of a cliff overlooking the beach. Paragliding is the recreational and competitive adventure sport of flying paragliders: lightweight, free-flying, foot-launched glider aircraft with no rigid primary structure.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
2014 Kwahu Paragliding Festival set to take off
The Ghana Tourism Authority , says all is set for the ninth Kwahu Paragliding Festival scheduled from Friday April 18 to Tuesday April 22 April at Atibie-Kwahu.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Daily Townsman
French travellers head south on epic Rockies traverse
Nelson Defreyman and Thomas Punty stopped by the roadside for a photo near Bull River townsite on Saturday.
Falconer Jonathan Marshall takes to the skies alongside his feathered friends
I'm like a bird! Obsessed falconer takes to the skies alongside his fearsome feathered friends - and has even TAUGHT his golden eagle to fly But he admits to being jealous of his Harris Hawk and Peregrine Falcon who can fly whenever they please He has also taught a nine-year-old Golden Eagle who he rescued - how to take to the skies Mr Marshall: ... (more)
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Man's 'action movie' chopper rescues
A former RAF helicopter crewman who saved two people in dramatic rescues while on holiday, is to be honoured for his "selfless" acts of courage.
Powered paragliders hunt for new home
More than 50 powered paragliding enthusiasts will travel to Gloucester for the championships and the cup, which pits Australia's best pilots against those from New Zealand.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Honolulu Advertiser
Lawmaker blamed in watering down of trail-injury bill
Numerous hikers, bikers, climbers, paragliders and other thrill-seekers have called for a bill that would decrease the state's liability on land it doesn't maintain, such as offshoot hiking trails and popular rock-climbing spots, with the hope that such a measure could lead to better access to public land.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Outdoors groups file complaint after bill changes
Rock climbers, mountain bikers and other outdoors enthusiasts filed an ethics complaint Thursday against a Hawaii House lawmaker over changes her committee made to a trails bill.
DreamScience electric thrusters could give adrenaline sports a push
Motor power can make already crazy, awesome adrenaline sports even crazier and a awesomer.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
It Came From the Sky...
We all have hobbies. Some people knit. Others play softball or make jewelry. For Jeffrey Norkus and Steve Rupsis, their hobby is powered paragliding.
The most hair-raising skydiving near-misses as daredevils cheat death ...
Jumping out of a plane is one of the most extreme activities and every now and again some skydivers manage to cheat death in spectacular ways.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
New heights in raising awareness of polio
However, Berry Rotarian Ken Hutt knew if he wanted to raise awareness about Rotary's End Polio Now campaign, he had to go one step further.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Shatta Wale to headline Kwahu Paragliding Festival
Patrons of this year's Kwahu Paragliding Festival will dance to many songs, but Shata Wale's hit song, Dance Hall King has been given the recognition as the theme song for the annual festival.
I thought Ia d never walk again, says boy injured in paraglider accident
A TEENAGER has told how he feared being unable to walk again after a paragliding accident.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
PR :: Earthflight: The Complete Series on Blu-ray & DVD Apr 8
David Tennant narrates this exhilarating six-part series that takes viewers over the planet's most incredible landscapes and reveals what it's like to fly like a bird.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
2014 Paragliding Festival Launched In Accra
This year's paragliding festival, which is the 9th in the series, is slated to take place from April 18 to 22, 2014 at Atibea, Kwahu.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
The Mountain Times
It's Banff Time
In 'Poor Man's Heli,' a group of skiers launches across a valley via paragliders to the remote slopes.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Burnley and Pendle Citizen: The man was with a friend, paragliding off Pendle Hill
Lidgett and Beyond, a group campaigning against plans for 270 houses on land in Colne known as The Rough, will meet chiefs at Nelson Town Hall on April 9 to discuss the document.
Paragliding site not ready for Kwahu Easter celebration
With exactly four weeks away from the much anticipated Kwahu Easter celebrations, a study Flex newspaper conducted in some Kwahu districts has revealed that one of the attraction centres of the Easter celebrations is not ready and there is no sign of its preparation.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Daredevil Soars Over Great Wall of China in Parachuting Stunt
In this action-packed video from Pittsburgh Paragliding , one daredevil straps on a parachute and throws himself off the Great Wall of China.