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Thursday | CNN

Parahawking with vultures though the skies of Nepal

Nepal's Parahawking Project offers paragliding with a twist -- fliers are joined by a trained Egyptian vulture.

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Related Topix: Paragliding, Outdoor Recreation, Travel

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Examiner.com

Paraglider Nick Greece and the Cloudbase Foundation give back to Malawi

KEEN Ambassador Nick Greece and the Cloudbase Foundation recently traveled to Malawi, Africa to work with Godfrey Masauli to launch a flying-specific adventure tourism business to help create jobs, increase tourism and support schools in the area.

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Related Topix: Paragliding, Outdoor Recreation

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Hang-glider escapes unhurt after crashing on fell

Kendal Mountain Rescue Team was called by police at 2.20pm following reports a hang-glider had crashed at Farleton Knott, on the eastern side of the M6, 2km south of J36.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Bishop Amata s John Johnson serves as inspiration to all

That was the year when Johnson's life changed completely. Some would say for the worse judging by the wheelchair he now calls home.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, High School Football, California High School Football

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

Hang glider crashes right in front of rescue team

The luck of a hang glider pilot who crashed in East County took a major turn, when a rescue team was right there to help him.

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The New Zealand Herald

Old wing hand glider excites club members

The Karaka farmer strapped his then 10-year-old son Clark in a seat he'd made out of car seatbelts in the Seagull 3 glider and together they got it airborne for a few brief minutes.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Chagrin Solar Sun

Get ready to ride the wind this month: Valley Views

Despite those pesky back-to-school ads and flyers reminding us that the clock is ticking, I'm here to remind you that summer isn't over, not yet.

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Prince Albert Daily Herald

Flying high again: Hang gliding champ shows off aerial skills

For more than three decades, local hang glider John Theoret has fervently taken to the skies enjoying a sport that is as much a lifestyle as it is a hobby.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

MLive.com

Hastings pilot killed in crash was passionate about ultralight plane business, father says

A Hastings man who died Monday when his ultralight plane crashed in Allegan County had dedicated his life to flying and selling the small aircraft.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

New Mobility

At the end of the act, Buchanan's "nemesis" offers him a tow down to the audience.

Airshows are a popular form of family entertainment - major shows draw over 100,000 spectators a day - and one of the most popular and unique acts on the show circuit is performed by Dan Buchanan.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

FireHouse.com

Calif. Firefighters Rescue Downed Hang Glider Pilot

San Bernardino responders used a rescue helicopter to retrieve an Arizona man who crashed his hang glider into densely brush covered hills.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation

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