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19 hrs ago | Sheffield Star

Paraglider rescued after 100ft plummet

The incident happened on Tuesday, shortly before 7pm, at Bradwell Edge in the Hope Valley, a popular spot for paragliders.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Maui News

Paragliders halted in crater - officials

Two men in their late 20s or early 30s were apprehended on Tuesday for attempting illegal paragliding in Haleakala Crater.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Haleakala officials nab two men for paragliding activities at crater

Federal charges are pending against two 19-year-old men who were allegedly involved in illegal paragliding activities inside Haleakala Crater.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

CNN

Peak rush: Paragliding the Swiss Alps

The gorgeous panoramas from Beatenberg to Interlaken help distract from the fact that there's little more to hold the paraglider in the alpine air other than air currents.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Sarangani all set for first PH international paraglide competition

Considered the best fly site for paragliding in the country, Sarangani is all set for the first ever International Paragliding Accuracy Competition this coming weekend.

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The Press On-Line

What you missed at the weekend

Two ski-related incidents and a paragliding accident occurred at the weekend, with one crash near Wanaka resulting in a fatality.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Press On-Line

Dramatic rescue after paraglider crashes into rock face

Westpac Rescue Helicopter paramedics winch a 40-year-old paraglider to safety after he crashed into a rock-face on Christchurch's Port Hills.

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KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Two paragliders rescued from remote area

Two people are fine after a para glide went down in a remote area of San Jacinto Friday night, according to Riverside County Fire Department CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters, with assistance from Riverside City PD, responded to the report of one para glider down north of Soboba Road and Gilman Springs Road on North Mountain at approximately ... (more)

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Newsday

Bird's eye view of the Lake District

Photographer Stuart Holmes spent hours in the air to take photos of the Lake District, such as this panorama over Keswick Stuart Holmes started paragliding several years ago and has now used his hobby to take pictures of the Cumbrian landscape.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

MYREPUBLICA.com

Pokhara paragliding companies fully booked for a week

Even though June-August is regarded as off-season for tourism business, paragliding companies in Pokhara are having hard time arranging flight for foreign tourists.

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Warrnambool Standard

Life's a breeze gliding over Logans Beach

Seated beneath a billowing canopy in his aerial armchair, a lucky paraglider pilot had the perfect view of Warrnambool's majestic coastline near the Logans Beach whale watching platform this week.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Independent

Paragliding over the South Downs: The only way to learn how to fly is to jump off

As I land gently on the ground, the desire to get back to the top of the slope to repeat the jump is overwhelming Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

Paragliding pilots allowed to operate only three flights a day

Paragliding operators have fixed the number of flights that a pilot can fly in a day in a bid to minimize accidents.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Daily Mail

Former SAS soldier dies after plummeting 100ft to the ground in paragliding accident

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Daily Echo

a Daredevil grandad died when he plummeted 100ft in a paragliding accident.

Dad of three Bill Young, 64, lost control when a gust of wind got caught in the wing of his craft and fell to the ground at speed.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Flintshire Standard

Drama as paragliding treat goes wrong for Mold family

A FATHER and son were left dangling from a schooner's mast when a paragliding treat in Northern Cyprus went disastrously wrong.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

WAAX-AM Gadsden

Para-glider Swoops Between Two Building Like an Idiot

But, paragliding between two tall buildings just seems like a terrible idea. But, that did not stop the guy in this video.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Daily Mail

Paragliders 'walk on water' on lake after soaring over Alps

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Metro

NEWParaglider films swoop on beach

Derek Dutton's living the dream - if the dream involves the risk of killing yourself in a high-speed paragliding accident.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Times of Israel

Captured Hamas operative reveals paragliding attack plan

Illustrative photo of a Palestinian terror operative staging a parade in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on April 29, 2014 A highly trained Hamas operative captured by the IDF during the campaign in the Gaza Strip told investigators that he had prepared to carry out a terror attack against Israeli civilians using a paraglider, the Shin Bet ... (more)

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