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NYC man killed in paragliding accident
The local body shops pulls what's left of the powered paraglider from the Soon's Orchard in New Hampton.
4 hrs ago
Paraglider crashes into Wallkill River; operator killed
According to an orchard worker who witnessed the accident, two paragliders were circling the area about 3 p.m. when one of them, flying close over the river, fell in.
8 hrs ago
Man killed in paragliding accident on Pendle Hill
Emergency services were called at shortly after midday today to Well Springs, Sabden, where the man had been paragliding with a friend.
21 hrs ago
'Spiral dive' killed paraglider
An experienced paraglider was killed when he went into a "spiral dive" that he could not escape, an inquest heard.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Look Where You're Going, But Also Understand Where You're Going
Possibly the biggest thing I remember from driver's ed was when the instructor said, "The car is going to go where you're eyes are looking."
New York Daily News
See it: Daredevil photographer suffers for art
Aussie artist Krystle Wright traveled to Pakistan to photograph the mountains from unbelievable heights - only to get seriously injured following a bad takeoff in her dual paraglider.
The Daily Record
In pictures: Our picture editor selects the best pictures from around the globe, December 3
OUR daily Picture Editor's gallery shows off some of the most spectacular images taken by the world's top photographers.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Death on a Glacier
On a rainy Sunday afternoon, my neighbor Howard Wright, who is a former airline pilot, came by my house with his computer and showed me a film about half a dozen paragliders flying down from the summit of Mount Blanc in France.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Speed flying invades the corridor
A speed flyer floats down into Squamish after launching off the Stawamus Chief. The sport of speed flying is a relatively new sport in the Sea to Sky Corridor and local Sean Dillon thinks it has a tremendous amount of potential.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
In El Dorado County
Hang Gliding in El Dorado Hills
A golden blanket of old-growth oak, vineyards and watercolor wildflowers. If you look farther up, however, you might marvel at what you find in the skies: delta-shaped hang gliders, playing in the region's foothill-ruffled upper winds.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Hang glider pilot faces criminal charge
The pilot of a tandem hang glider involved in a fatal incident Saturday has been charged with obstruction of justice in connection with the investigation into the death of the mans 27-year-old passenger.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
British paraglider dies in Himachal
Dharamsala, Nov 19 : A British paraglider who went missing in the hills of Himachal Pradesh was found dead Tuesday, police said.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
South China Morning Post
Beijing paragliding instructor finds rich life beyond the clouds
Paragliding instructor gives his students a higher appreciation of their world, but warns that this growing sport is not without risks To fly like a bird may be a dream for many.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
The WSU Signpost
Paraglider collision with power lines causes outage
A parachute hangs from a power line at the scene of an accident involving a paraglider Wednesday afternoon.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Power out; paraglider OK after collision with power line
Along with two others in their own crafts, a paraglider pilot was taking off from the Mount Ogden Park, near 32nd Street and Taylor Avenue, when the pilot hit a power line, Ogden Fire Department reported.
Briton dies of heart attack paragliding in Tenerife
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This is Guernsey
British paraglider dies in Tenerife
Carolyn Dewdney plummeted to the ground in the mountainous area of Adeje in the south of the Canary Island during a flying trip with her husband, the flight's organiser confirmed.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
South Yorkshire Times
Mid-air disaster narrowly avoided above Doncaster skies
A mid-air disaster in the skies above Doncaster involving a helicopter and an ultra-light aircraft was only narrowly avoided.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Paragliding perfect for local area
It seems little old Sebring, Fla. is the place to be when it comes to training grounds for paragliders, according to trainer David Prentice.
Tue Nov 05, 2013
Breathtaking video shows GoPro Bomb Squad hanging from helicopters
The group have travelled the world over the last five years, showcasing their talents in disciplines as diverse as paragliding, speed flying, wingsuit cloud surfing, base jumping, and skydiving.