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2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Bachelorette contestant left comatose in critical condition after paragliding accident

Pretty in pale pink, Kate jets into Adelaide with William after a night spent under the stars ahead of a visit to suburb named after Queen Devastated wife of father-of-two killed in vicious SWAN ATTACK sues lake owner for failing to consider the dangers of keeping territorial birds on the water 'We're going to be strong right alongside you': Barack ... (more)

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23 hrs ago | Gloucester Advocate

Man suffers broken neck in crash with paraglider

A SPECTATOR has suffered a fractured spine after a paraglider crashed into him at the Australian Paramotoring Championships held in Gloucester over the Easter long weekend.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

KRAV-FM Tulsa

Bachelorette 2014 Contestant Critically Injured in Paragliding Accident! - Report

He's in critical condition after a paragliding accident at Point of the Mountain in Draper, UT."

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Examiner.com

'The Bachelorette' 2014 new: Contestant Eric Hill in critical condition

Spoilers for "The Bachelorette" 2014 are coming in even though the show isn't airing yet.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

KSL-TV

Paraglider in critical condition after parachute collapses

A 32-year-old man is in critical condition after he fell 15 to 20 feet at a hang gliding park Sunday.

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GhanaWeb

Easter is not about paragliding, eggs... - Otabil

Pastor Mensa Otabil says Easter must not be used by Christians for fun, but rather, for putting Jesus at the centre of Christianity.

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GhanaWeb

Ghana to organise second paragliding festival in October

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts will organise a second paragliding festival in October this year on the Odweanoma Mountain at Kwahu - Atibie in the Eastern Region.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Kwahu Paragliding Festival takes off

The Eastern Regional Minister, Julius Debrah, had officially opened the annual festival earlier in the day, as passengers took turns to fly under a bright, conducive weather.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Xinhuanet

Ghana's paragliding festival attracts tourists

A paraglider flies in the sky off from the edge of Kwahu Ridge in the Eastern Region of Ghana, during Ghana's Ninth Paragliding Festival, on April 18, 2014.

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Independent.ie

Rescue operation underway after paragliders crash land in Wicklow mountains

A rescue operation is underway on Kippure mountain in the Dublin-Wicklow mountains after two men paragliding crash landed there.

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RTE.ie

Two hospitalised after paraglider collision

Garda have confirmed that two paragliders collided with each other this afternoon near the Glencree Heritage Centre in Co Wicklow.

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TrekEarth

As The Wind Blows

I took this while standing on top of a cliff overlooking the beach. Paragliding is the recreational and competitive adventure sport of flying paragliders: lightweight, free-flying, foot-launched glider aircraft with no rigid primary structure.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Ghanamma.com

2014 Kwahu Paragliding Festival set to take off

The Ghana Tourism Authority , says all is set for the ninth Kwahu Paragliding Festival scheduled from Friday April 18 to Tuesday April 22 April at Atibie-Kwahu.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Daily Townsman

French travellers head south on epic Rockies traverse

Nelson Defreyman and Thomas Punty stopped by the roadside for a photo near Bull River townsite on Saturday.

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Daily Mail

Falconer Jonathan Marshall takes to the skies alongside his feathered friends

I'm like a bird! Obsessed falconer takes to the skies alongside his fearsome feathered friends - and has even TAUGHT his golden eagle to fly But he admits to being jealous of his Harris Hawk and Peregrine Falcon who can fly whenever they please He has also taught a nine-year-old Golden Eagle who he rescued - how to take to the skies Mr Marshall: ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

BBC News

Man's 'action movie' chopper rescues

A former RAF helicopter crewman who saved two people in dramatic rescues while on holiday, is to be honoured for his "selfless" acts of courage.

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Gloucester Advocate

Powered paragliders hunt for new home

More than 50 powered paragliding enthusiasts will travel to Gloucester for the championships and the cup, which pits Australia's best pilots against those from New Zealand.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Lawmaker blamed in watering down of trail-injury bill

Numerous hikers, bikers, climbers, paragliders and other thrill-seekers have called for a bill that would decrease the state's liability on land it doesn't maintain, such as offshoot hiking trails and popular rock-climbing spots, with the hope that such a measure could lead to better access to public land.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Washington Times

Outdoors groups file complaint after bill changes

Rock climbers, mountain bikers and other outdoors enthusiasts filed an ethics complaint Thursday against a Hawaii House lawmaker over changes her committee made to a trails bill.

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Gizmag

DreamScience electric thrusters could give adrenaline sports a push

Motor power can make already crazy, awesome adrenaline sports even crazier and a awesomer.

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