Paragliding Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Top 5 hill stations around Delhi that have yet not fallen prey to commercialisationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Merinews

    ... And if you are lucky, it might snow as well. If you have heard that there is nothing to do in Bir except paragliding, you have heard it right. But if you are looking for a village that is surrounded by big mountains on one side and vast a meadow on ...

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  2. Why Switzerland should welcome AirbnbRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Swissinfo

    ... and few other countries can provide - whether it's tasting the sweet delights made in a chocolate factory, or paragliding off a mountaintop. Without a doubt, competition is increasing for the hotel industry, but it will survive. Demand for business ...

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  3. All About Aviation Day A Success Despite WeatherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | WMFD-TV Mansfield

    Rain and wind may have kept any aircraft on the ground, but the aviation enthusiasts didn't let a little bad weather stop them from sharing their passion of all things flight with the public. The Galion Municipal Airport had a busy weekend hosting multiple events, one of which was 'All About Aviation Day' hosted by the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 148.

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  4. Austria on knife-edge in far-right 'election thriller'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    ... on migrants and boost the faltering economy. But gun enthusiast Hofer, who was left partially disabled after a paragliding accident, insisted Sunday he was "not a dangerous person." Hofer's win would also pave the way for the FPOe to head the next ...

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  5. Austria on knife-edge as presidential race too close to callRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    ... on migrants and boost the faltering economy. Gun enthusiast Hofer, who was left partially disabled after a paragliding accident, has denied that he posed a risk as president. "I am not a dangerous person," the FPOe star told reporters Sunday after ...

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  6. Far-right on the edge of power as Austria votes in presidential electionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | The China Post

    ... - casting their ballot by mail this year. Last month, Hofer - a gun enthusiast left partially disabled after a paragliding accident - comfortably beat his rival by 35 percent to 21 percent. Described as the FP's "friendly face," the far-right ...

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  7. Is Europe about to elect its first Far-Right leader since the...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... on social media at shooting ranges Hofer is softly spoken and walks with a cane after he was injured in a paragliding accident many years ago He is also known for wearing a controversial blue cornflower on his suits (pictured). Adopted by his ...

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  8. Polls open in key Austrian presidential runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | The China Post

    ... toward fringe groups. In last month's first round, Hofer -- a gun enthusiast left partially disabled after a paragliding accident -- comfortably beat his rival by 35 percent to 21 percent. Leaning on his trademark cane, the far-right hopeful was ...

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  9. Far-right gun lover or elderly professor? Austrians go to polls to pick a presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    ... dishevelled and grouchy-looking figure next to the FPOe's strapping new star who walks with a cane after a paragliding accident. If "Hofer is the offensive attacker who knows he can only score if he's not too aggressive, van der Bellen comes across ...

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  10. Far-right on edge of power as Austria votes for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    ... van der Bellen, 72. In last month's first round, Hofer - a gun enthusiast left partially disabled after a paragliding accident - comfortably beat his rival by 35 percent to 21%. Right-wing Austrian Freedom Party (FPOe) presidential candidate Norbert ...

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  11. The pistol-packing extremist set to be Austria's FUHRER: Politician ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Daily Mail

    The pistol-packing extremist set to be Austria's FUHRER: Politician could become first Far Right candidate to be elected head of state on the continent since WWII Norbert Hofer is a father- of-four who speaks softly, smiles often and walks with a stick following a paragliding accident. He also packs a Glock pistol under his smart suits, saying that 'in uncertain times, people try to protect themselves', and likes to post pictures of himself on social media at a shooting range with his children.

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  12. Pregnant wife of man who died in a paragliding accident last week gives birthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Daily Mail

    'He's perfect': Wife of paraglider who died in a freak accident gives birth to a beautiful baby boy - just days after he plummeted 20 metres to his death The wife of a man who died in a paragliding accident last week gave birth to the couple's son just five days after she tragically lost her husband. The newborn's father, Austin Desi, 35, who chose his son's name, died on Sunday at Archer Falls Airfield in Queensland during an early morning flight.

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  13. 'Tonight Show' intern wannabe carts around FallonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | USA Today

    ... worth following. Some of the hilarious snapshots include "Jimmy" wearing a pair of dazzling capris in Capri, paragliding in snowy Switzerland and sailing in Sorrento, Italy. While the logistics of traveling the world with cardboard cutouts can get ...

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  14. Is Austria about to become the first European country to elect a far-right president since WWII?Read the original story

    May 20, 2016 | ITV

    ... The smiling face of Norbert Hofer, a mild-mannered and amiable looking man who walks with a stick following a paragliding accident, may well be limping into Austria's presidential Hofburg Palace on Monday morning. This would make him the first far ...

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  15. Austria torn between far-right 'gladiator' and 'glitterati'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... dishevelled and grouchy-looking figure next to the FPOe's strapping new star who walks with a cane after a paragliding accident. If "Hofer is the offensive attacker who knows he can only score if he's not too aggressive, van der Bellen comes across ...

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  16. Presidency within reach for Austria's far-right Freedom PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Reuters

    ... a soft-spoken but determined personality who worked his way out of the wheelchair to which he had to use after a paragliding accident in 2003. The gun fan says his most important political project is to secure borders. Having voted in 1994 against ...

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  17. Wife's heartbreaking tribute to husband who died in paragliding accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | ITV

    Austin Desi, 35, plunged to his death after falling off his glider at the privately owned Archer Falls airstrip near Brisbane in Australia. He suffered severe head injuries and died at the scene.

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  18. 'Amazing Race' final 3 teams reflect on the season of 'Team Internet'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Mashable

    ... obvious one - but we have a lot of amazing memories from the season. I think one of the highlights was was going paragliding. Borriello : I loved winning that first leg in Mexico City - we were shocked. It took about that long to sink in that we ...

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  19. 'Gregarious, fun-loving' Austin Desi, 35, dies in paragliding crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The grieving, heavily pregnant wife of a paraglider who plunged to his death north west of Brisbane on Sunday has paid tribute to "our beautiful, loving, dedicated and extremely adoring father and husband." Austin Desi went out to indulge in what friends describe as "one of the great loves of his life" on Sunday and never came home.

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  20. Albuquerque seeks to host international air games competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | KOB-TV

    The competition is like the Olympics for air sports. Competitors face off in balloons, airships, helicopters, fixed wing aircraft, paragliders and other air sports.

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