Tuesday Jul 22
Prince Albert Daily Herald
Local hang glider wins national championship
An avid hang glider since 1980, John Theoret placed first in the open class competition at the 2014 national championship, which took place from July 13-19 in Golden, B.C. "It's the first major competition for me to win, plus the first one from Saskatchewan, so we put Saskatchewan on the map," he said with a chuckle.
The Globe and Mail
Roderick Macdonald: A mentor to generations of lawyers
Rod Macdonald once tried to promote independent thinking in a group of 300 judges by playing his Gibson Hummingbird guitar and singing a folk song written by Phil Ochs.
Lake Chelan Mirror
Hang gliding in Chelan
A local lens caught a para-glider over the Butte earlier this month. Hang gliders from all over competed in the 33rd annual cross country classic earlier this month.
Flying Free As A Bird
Hang gliding is an air sport in which a pilot flies a light and non-motorized foot-launch aircraft called a hang glider.
Search underway for missing hang glider near Pemberton
This Saturday the legendary '60s band of Susan Jacks, Craig McCaw and Satwant Singh meet up with musicians from the New Pornographers, Destroyer and Black Mountain at the Khatsahlano Block Party.
Lake County Examiner Online
Festival of Free Flight adds airborne twist to Fourth of July celebrations
Lakeview's umpteenth annual Festival of Free Flight draws hang glider and paraglider pilots from all over to the area to catch the breeze, explore open spaces and utilize easily-accessible launch sites.Promising two days of competitive flying July 4-5, festivities will begin on Thursday, July 3 with pilot registration and a review of launch sites ... (more)
San Jacinto: Hang glider pilot hospitalized
A 53-year-old hang glider pilot was hospitalized after an accident in San Jacinto, say Riverside County Fire Department officials.
The Morning Call
Watch hang gliders soar at Hyner View State Park
Leonardo Da Vinci would love central Pennsylvania's Hyner View State Park. On five weekends a year it gives life to his vision that men can fly like birds.