Paragliding Newswire (Page 7)

Paragliding Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Paragliding. (Page 7)

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  1. Rising steadily - Australia's paragliders making it on the world stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | ABC News

    In a picturesque pocket of north-east Victoria, hundreds of people travel from across the world throughout the year to line the ridge of a steep alpine slope known as Mystic Hill and throw themselves off the side. They are paragliding pilots - some of them world champions - and they have began making the journey to the southern hemisphere to explore the strong thermals, foreign scenery, and stiff competition on offer in Australia.


  2. Ipswich woman becomes leader of Slimming World group after shedding more than 4st as memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | East Anglian Daily Times

    ... leaving the car at home and walking to work to now being a regular gym-goer and even climbing Mount Snowdon and paragliding on recent holidays, both activities she would never have dreamed of taking part in. She says: "It was an absolutely amazing ...


  3. Skyworks WA films Wedge-tailed Eagle attacking its droneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Yahoo!

    THEY have a reputation for attacking hang gliders and paragliders, now the Wedge-tailed Eagle has taken umbrage with the humble drone. A co-ordinated attack reminiscent of that velociraptor scene in Jurassic Park was captured by a local drone photography company last week.


  4. Twilight Flight Fest Expands At AirVenture 2018Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 | Aero-News Network

    ... bush aircraft showing off their impressive capabilities. The evening program will also include the powered paragliding Paradigm Aerobatic Team, the Patriot Parachute Team, and Red Bull Air Force skydivers. Also: Next FAA Admin?, Drone Modeling, ...


  5. Giant fan propels skier through streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | USA Today

    Giant fan propels skier through streets This guy decided to combine his paragliding equipment with his skiing skills after a rare snowfall.


  6. Video: North East Wales features in stunning new tourism filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | News

    ... to the coast; highlighting the cycle routes, coastal path, heritage, and beaches as well as activities including paragliding and horse riding in Talacre. The variety of outdoor water based experiences available in the area are also featured ...


  7. To Really Ski Backcountry, Bring Your ParagliderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | Wall Street Journal

    Thomas Raffeiner takes extreme skiing to new heights, combining skiing and paragliding. Ski-paragliding, or speed flying, entails trekking up a mountain on skis, then taking off for flight and landing on skis.


  8. The rise of the foil kiteboarding eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Surfing News

    I was a latecomer to using kites as sails and didn't make a start until 1987 when it seemed to me that enough ducks were in a line to make a major shift to kite traction achievable. By then, I'd been strongly influenced by Paul MacCready winning the Kremer Competition for the first man-powered aircraft to fly a one-mile Figure 8 course, in 1977.


  9. Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman - hotel reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | This Is London

    The perfect place to escape the chills and spills of 2018's winter lies just a hop and a skip away... Direct flights to Dubai, then a fast two-hour drive into Oman, past sand dunes and camels, before crossing a dramatic mountain range to take you down to the Musandam Peninsula and Six Senses Zighy Bay. Here awaits sunshine, waterskiing, paragliding, a private pool on your terrace to sip your coffee by surrounded by ancient stone walls and date palm trees.


  10. Jeremy Minchin's lucky to be alive after horse riding and gliding accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Somerset County Gazette

    ... use the scanners at Musgrove on a number of occasions over the past few years, including when he had a serious paragliding accident in Nepal in 2011 when the wing collapsed 120ft above the ground and he fell on to the rocks below. When the ...


  11. Amazing South Coast campaign shows off the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Yahoo!

    ... to your adventure", large format billboards featuring breaching whales, rock climbing at West Cape Howe and paragliding over Shelley Beach feature in the outdoor advertising campaign. City of Albany acting manager of Tourism and Development services ...


  12. ANN's Daily Aero-LinxRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2018 | Aero-News Network

    ... for awhile. Air Sports Net first appeared on the Internet back in 1999 with a set of hang gliding and paragliding links sorted by directories. It was not long before the site had a couple of hundred links and 50 visitors a day. Today they claim over ...


  13. Students Win Bet, Get Teacher To Make Final Exam About FortniteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | Kotaku

    High school teacher Mike McCray knows a lot about chemistry and absolutely nothing about Fortnite . It's the opposite for some of his students.


  14. Perley Rideau makes activities available online - for freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | CBC News

    ... entre's art training to paint some of his memories from the war, particularly from his time with the air force's paragliding division. "I'm not a a very good artist but my memory is still pretty good, I'm just taking advantage of it," Dodds said.


  15. Flying high: Changing the narrative on disabilityRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2018 |

    ... started going for cycling and other activities like climbing," Divyanshu, now 40, told IANS. Climbing led to paragliding, initially with an instructor. "I can never forget that ecstatic feeling. It is closest to any sort of spiritual experience I ...


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    Feb 24, 2018 | ABS-CBN News

    Ian Veneracion went on a vacation with daughter Deirdre and shared a clip of their quality time on a boat. Aside from acting, he is also a licensed private pilot, skydiver, paragliding pilot and scuba diver.


  17. Two Slovak flew above the AntarcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Slovak Spectator

    ... in the lower deck for 12 days out of 25, I cannot even remember them," said Juraj Koren, the Slovak champion in paragliding for TV JOJ. Thank you for singing up. Shortly an email will be sent to the address you provided to verify your e-mail. For ...


  18. Just for the thrill of itRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Pique News Magazine

    ... he's also an accomplished alpinist with first ascents in Patagonia and the Rockies. Six years ago he started paragliding. It is the quickest way to get down the mountain, after all. And while it may seem like McSorley's penchant for risk-taking ...


  19. Paragliders injured at Treble ConeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | The Otago Daily Times

    A police spokeswoman said they were called to the base of the Treble Cone ski-field after two people were injured during a bad paragliding landing. St John was notified just before midday and sent an ambulance from Wanaka.


  20. Two paragliders injured in Treble Cone, Wanaka incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... police spokeswoman said they were called to the Treble Cone ski-field after two people were injured during a bad paragliding landing. St John was notified just before midday and sent an ambulance from Wanaka. Crew attended to two patients with minor ...