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.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Paragliding pilots from Taiwan, Indonesia rule Sarangani contest
Top paragliding pilots from Taiwan and Indonesia dominated the 1st International Paragliding Accuracy Competition held over the weekend in Maasim town in Sarangani Province.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Taiwanese grabs 1st Philippine IPAC title
Luis Liu of Taiwan came from behind to narrowly edge Yoshiki Oka of Japan and capture the individual title in the 1st International Paragliding Accuracy Competition held in Maasami, Sarangani.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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)
Fri Aug 15, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
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.
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.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Former SAS soldier dies after plummeting 100ft to the ground in paragliding accident
'A message from ISIS to the US': Islamist militants tweet gruesome images of dead American soldiers and vow to blow up embassies as terrorist convoy is wiped out in SECOND round of airstrikes ISIS threatens to execute 300 Yazidi families they've surrounded in northern Iraq as the extremists continue to lay siege to mountain where 50,000 of the ... (more)
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.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
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.