Paragliding Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Paragliding competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Madison Publishing

    The Paragliding Nationals in Pemberton had a soaring start last Sunday , with hot and sunny flying conditions projected to bring the competition to new heights this week. Paragliding is a weather-reliant sport.

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  2. No bus for Ben: Meet the Tatsfield pupil who decided to FLY to school - before stacking it in a fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Surrey Advertiser

    Ben Akhtar successfully flew from his house in Tatsfied to Oxted School by paramotor - but disaster struck just hours later When 18-year-old Ben Akhtar finally fulfilled his dream of FLYING to school in Oxted , he pulled it off with aplomb. The teenager, who became the youngest qualified paraglider pilot in November 2013, safely landed his paramotor at Oxted School on October 3 last year.

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  3. Canberra's Kari Ellis wins silver at 2017 FAI World Paragliding ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 22 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Canberra's Kari Ellis has flown above her female competitors to finish second at the FAI World Paragliding Championship last week in Monte Avena, Italy. Ellis spent $10,000 of her own money to compete in the event for the first time after receiving little financial support from the Hang Gliding Federation of Australia.

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  4. Here're the must-go destinations to satisfy your passion for jumping sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    ... picturesque town next to Bhopal which offers a 4000 ft freefall as you gaze at the beautiful landscape below. # Paragliding- 1. Bir Billing: With a total of 11 locations in Himachal Pradesh, the state is India's home for paragliding. But this tiny ...

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  5. 11 Alluring Acoustics: See What's Hot This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Guitar Player

    ... Electronics are from LR Baggs. breedlovemusic.com If your idea of summer fun is river rafting, bouldering, or paragliding, the AJ-210CE includes a hard-shell case to protect itself against extreme-sport (or other garden variety) mishaps. It features ...

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  6. New Schacher Trail Shelter opened on Mount 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... without the generous support of Canadian Timberframes, Golden Concrete, Rona, the BC and AB Hang- gliding and Paragliding Associations, and Columbia Basin Trust. Other project supporters include the Town of Golden, the Columbia Shuswap Regional ...

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  7. Tennessee Tourism To Showcase Chattanooga Adventures On SnapchatRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2017 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development this week will create a series of Snapchat stories featuring paragliding, mountain biking, cliff jumping and kayaking in and around Chattanooga. Snapchat has proved to be a tremendous addition to the ...

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  8. Indonesia holds international paragliding championshipRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    Indonesia's eastern region of West Nusa Tenggara province is hosting an international paragliding championship that will run until July 24 with at least 40 athletes from 14 countries and regions. Besides contending the accurate landing category, international athletes vying in the 2017 Mantar Paragliding XC Open would also compete in cross country, a brand new category introduced in the annual event this year, the organizer said.

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  9. Mars 160 Coverage: Training for a Manned Mission to MarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | Space.com

    ... and he has participated in various Mars Society events both in US and Europe. During his free time, he enjoys paragliding and traveling. Yusuke Murakami is a Japanese designer and researcher of architecture especially designed for extreme ...

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  10. Milk Hill climb for UK charity challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | This is Wiltshire

    Adventurer and explorer Alex Staniforth has climbed Milk Hill as part of a 72 day challenge spanning the length and breadth of the UK. The hill in Devizes, that reaches 295 m / 968 ft above sea level, was picked by the young explorer as he attempts to climb the equivalent height of Mount Everest 13 times to raise thousands for charity.

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  11. Go on, have a winter holiday adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    ... With majestic views that provide Instagram fodder for extreme selfies, it's also the take-off spot for paragliding flights. Para Taxi offers tandem flights from Lion's Head as well as Sir Lowry's Pass. Acrobranch is a treetop experience dedicated to ...

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  12. Gliding on into PembertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Pique News Magazine

    The Canadian Paragliding Nationals will run from July 22 to 29. The event will bring over 100 competitors from 15 different countries up the Sea to Sky for the week-long competition, which begins July 22 and wraps July 29. Vancouver's Nicole McLearn was the top female pilot in 2012, placing 11th overall, and will be back for another crack at the title. After several years of nationals taking place in Quebec, she's thrilled to see it return to the West Coast.

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  13. You Saw It, July 13, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... granddaughter of Josephine Biggs, who was one of the founding members of the branch. Dick Elliott, right, went paragliding near Mount Sopris for his 90th birthday. Shown here with Elliott are "the crew": Mike, Betty and Pete the pilot. Christy ...

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  14. Ex-Royal Marine faces losing fingers paramotoring accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Ex-Marine Fred Littler, 62, from Wirral in Merseyside, when the throttle cable pulled his hand back into the fast spinning propeller attached to his back He has over 12 years experience piloting paragliders and paramotors all over the world, is fully qualified and is described as 'very careful' in nature by friends An ex-Royal Marine faces losing his fingers after getting his hand caught in a propeller in a paramotoring accident. Fred Littler, 62, from Wirral in Merseyside, when the throttle cable pulled his hand back into the fast spinning propeller attached to his back.

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  15. Old Spice Finally Made Some Ridiculous Ads That Both Teen Boys and Their Moms Can LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | Technology Marketing

    ... and quiet is broken by a marketing stunt, as an octopus driving a speedboat roars past, pulling a bear who's paragliding with a boom box, with "Be a cool guy with Old Spice" emblazoned on the parachutes. The self-referential aspect of this first ...

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  16. Smriti Irani posts a video of her enjoying paragliding, but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Indian Express

    These days with the help of social media we can get an insight into the lives of celebrities, politicians and eminent personalities. Recently, Union Textile Minister shared a video of herself paragliding on her Instagram account projecting a different side of her.

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    Jul 5, 2017 | Advertising Age

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  18. Indonesia's Manado to hold grand tourism festival in SeptemberRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    ... held in the city's higher ground of Tumpa, enabling visitors to experience various aerial adventures including paragliding. Music and culinary events are scheduled to close the grand festival. Visitors will have ample of chances to experience local ...

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  19. Horizon Cutting Flights The Summer Due To Pilot ShortageRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | Aero-News Network

    ... Drone, 2017 Skydiving HOF Our good friends at the International Aerobatic Club tel>[...] U.S. Hang Gliding And Paragliding Association The stated mission of the USHGPA is to promote the growth of sport flying in foot-launchable soaring ...

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  20. Thune Amendment To FAA Bill Would Reduce Flight Hours For ATPRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | Aero-News Network

    ... Drone, 2017 Skydiving HOF Our good friends at the International Aerobatic Club tel>[...] U.S. Hang Gliding And Paragliding Association The stated mission of the USHGPA is to promote the growth of sport flying in foot-launchable soaring ...

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