Adriatic Circle – The Longest ‘Hike and Fly’

by Paragliding Info Adminon 10/07/2014
Adriatic Circle – The longest ‘hike and fly’ Six countries, 1,800km, two paraglider pilots, one adventure: the longest hike and fly ever done. Adventurers Tom de Dorlodot and Paul Guschlbauer have embarked on an epic quest: The Adriatic Circle. It will be the longest paragliding trip ever – they’ll cover 1,800km in their bid to […]

National Geographic Live! : George Steinmetz: Seeing the World by Paraglider

by Paragliding Info Adminon 15/04/2014
Sure I know you’re gonna say flying a Paraglider with a motor is cheating, and normally I’d agree with you! But this video is all about the adventure and experiences of free flying. George Steinmetz only took up Powered Paragliding to get better pictures. To get to all those ‘impossible-to-get-to’ places. For the stunning view. […]

Over the Alps – Vol Biv Expedition

by Paragliding Info Adminon 10/04/2014
Dave Turner of Sierra Paragliding is going on a solo paragliding expedition to the European Alps, where he will be making the longest vol-biv (paraglider flying & camping) trip ever attempted. He is starting on the west side of the Alps, and will fly all the way to the eastern side, unsupported and solo, just to turn […]

HapiAcro Recap 2013

by Paragliding Info Adminon 28/03/2014
HapiAcro say cheers to 2013 with this awesome video highligting their special moments of last year. Share the info on...

New World Record? Speed Flying off the Great Wall of China

by Paragliding Info Adminon 25/03/2014
Jon Potter of Pittsburgh Paragliding claims to be the first to Paraglide off the Great Wall of China.  In a video posted by Jon this morning, he takes off from the Great Wall of China and flies downhill for about 19 seconds before safely landing on the slopes. Apparently he did receive permission for his flight though […]

Video | Extreme Lives: Kingdom Of The Clouds [2000]

by Paragliding Info Adminon 22/03/2014
This classic film, Kingdom of the Clouds, is a pioneering Himilayan Vol Bivouac footage with Bob Drury and Rob Whittall from 2000. This is an approximately 4th-generation digital transcode made by Kym Fielke from an old VHS video tape copy of the program aired by the BBC in 2000. So you’re getting not just a […]