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 […]

Skylarking – Daydreaming About a Big Blue Sky

by Paragliding Info Adminon 09/07/2014
Skylarking Beautiful soundscape meditation on flying, the sky and freedom on BBC Radio 3. With contributions by Jim Mallinson of Himalayan Sky Safaris and the film Temples in the Clouds, also lecturer in Sanskrit and Classical Indian Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies. Cathy FitzGerald meets a prisoner and a paraglider in this airy daydream about […]

Project Airtime

by Paragliding Info Adminon 21/04/2014
Project Airtime. Set your spirit free. Chris Santacroce and his team are now bringing the gift of free flight to EVERYONE with the use of a super chair on wheels. The Project Airtime target co-pilot includes special needs individuals, those with spinal cord and brain injuries, people battling illness, the elderly, people in recovery and veterans. […]

Cape Town’s High Flyer | Alois Marume

by Paragliding Info Adminon 21/04/2014
Paragliding has provided an unlikely career escape route for one man in South Africa: Alois Marume came to South Africa from Zimbabwe looking for work. He found a part time job as a porter for tandem pilots in Cape Town, and while watching them fly off Alois developed a deep passion for Paragliding. After one of […]

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. […]