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Paragliding Across the Alps – in a Wheelchair

by Paragliding Info Adminon 15/07/2014
Vincent Delepeleire, a paraplegic who paraglides in his wheelchair, if successful, will be the first disabled person to complete a human-powered paragliding crossing of the European Alps. On July 15, Vincent and his four team members will depart on the month-long expedition to paraglide the length of the European Alps, from Austria to Monaco. While this […]

Nokia Xtreme Coding – Paragliding

by Paragliding Info Adminon 04/07/2014
In an effort to draw attention to the Nokia Apps Store and show just how quick and easy it is to publish apps for its Nokia X smartphones, Nokia has kicked off a contest called the Xtreme Coding Challenge. Basically it tasks developers to publish their apps in as extreme conditions as possible. The first video released by […]

Paintball Paragliding

by Paragliding Info Adminon 03/02/2014
Ben West of The Red Rucksack blog wrote this entertaining story about his Paintball Paragliding adventure in Palo Buque, Chile, for Australian SkySailor magazine. Sunday arrives along with the guns. We smuggle all the paintball gear into a van along with our wings. I’m getting increasingly nervous about this exploit. A lot could go wrong… A […]

Interview: The Boy Who Flies

by Paragliding Info Adminon 28/01/2014
Benjamin Jordan, Canadian photographer turned social do-gooder, went to Malawi to teach children to fly kites. He ended up making a young Malawian man’s dream come true. His film about Godfrey Masauli’s adventures in becoming a paragliding pilot, The Boy Who Flies, has won several awards. Here, Ben is interviewed by globetrotting adventurer Dana Carmel. […]