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 […]
Airtribune have released an Android App At this stage the app allows pilots to be live tracked on the competitions hosted on Airtribune. We invite all the competitions to get live tracking using the Airtribune application! iOS app is coming soon. More here Share the info on...
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 […]
Three Nepali female Paragliding pilots — Trisha Shrestha, Pratibha Bogati and Poonam Bomjan of Pokhara — were honoured yesterday, the 104th International Women’s Day, in recognition of their service in the ”adventurous, recreational and risky sport where male pilots have been dominating for long”. Anuradha Koirala, chairperson of Maiti Nepal, a non-government organisation fighting against human trafficking giving […]