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 […]

Airtribune Android App

by Paragliding Info Adminon 16/04/2014
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

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 […]

Nepali Paragliding Pilots Honoured

by Paragliding Info Adminon 09/03/2014
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 […]