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Thursday Jul 24 | Newsday

Paraglider death 'remains a mystery'

She and her husband had been on a week-long paragliding holiday and were flying in a group in the mountainous area of Adeje on the Spanish island.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

News 4 Jax

Proposed ban on paragliders tabled

At the meeting, Councilman Scott Wiley recommended the ordinance not move forward.

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The Northern Echo

RAF rescue paraglider after escarpment crash

A PARAGLIDER who was winched off a steep escarpment by helicopter after being seriously injured in a crash is recovering in hospital.

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The Florida Times-Union

Neptune Beach to discuss possible powered paragliding ban

The Neptune Beach City Council will discuss a proposed ordinance banning powered paragliders and similar motorized vehicles on the beach when it meets at a 6 p.m. Monday workshop at City Hall.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Paramotor

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

Glenwood summer fun is riding high

Biking, rafting, hiking, paragliding, amusement park rides, hot springs and spas - now add helicopter touring to Glenwood Springs' summer fun offerings.

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Denver Westword

Photos: Nathan Finneman faces fifteen years in jail for aiming laser pointer at police helicopter

Nathan Finneman is an adventurer who loves to fly -- and he doesn't shy away from the spotlight, having been featured in stories by at least two TV stations in recent years.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Wenatchee World

Paraglider killed in accident off Chelan Butte

David A. Norwood died where he landed, about 150 yards down from the top of the Butte, according to a press release from Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Newsday

VIDEO: Powered paragliders at Farnborough

Can't afford your own private jet? The BBC's Theo Leggett has a look at a lower-cost form of personal aviation - the paramotor.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Madison Publishing

Coroner investigates Pemberton paraglider's death

A military helicopter prepares to help with a search for a missing paraglider on Thursday .

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Men's Journal

Paragliding Across of the Alps - in a Wheelchair

On July 15, a five-man team will depart on a month-long expedition to paraglide the length of the European Alps, from Austria to Monaco.

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Jalopnik

Paraglider Ditches In Lake Rescued By Police Helicopter

This paraglider's engine quits during a sightseeing flight over Folsom Lake in California.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Pique News Magazine

Victim identified in Pemberton paragliding accident

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man killed in a paragliding accident in Pemberton this week.

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KRAV-FM Tulsa

Bachelorette Season 1's Trista Sutter on Show's Handling of Eric Hill's Death

's season, died in a tragic paragliding accident just a few weeks after her left the series.

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Madison Publishing

Coroner handling paragliding death investigation

The rest of the investigation into the fatal accident during the Canadian Paragliding National Championships in Pemberton last week will be handled by the B.C. Coroners Service, RCMP said Tuesday .

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Canada.com

Missing paraglider found dead 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.

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CBC News

Paraglider missing near Pemberton

Search and rescue crews are looking for a missing paraglider from Pemberton B.C. who has not been seen since he was separated from his friends by strong winds on Tuesday.

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Shields Gazette

VIDEO: Paragliding pensioner is a real high-flier

The high-flying pensioner has just returned from a holiday in Hisaronu, Turkey, where she took part in her first-ever paragliding trip, reaching heights of 6,000ft - at the age of 78! She is preparing for the gruelling Three Peaks challenge in Yorkshire later this month to help raise funds for the work of the British Red Cross.

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Daily Mail

'Parahawking', the quirky sport that allows you to soar through the sky with VULTURES

Set sail like a star! Forbes-owned yacht that hosted everyone from Sir Paul McCartney to Elizabeth Taylor now up for holiday charter Half of women pack their partner's holiday suitcase ... with 7% choosing clothes for them as well At least it's getting shorter! Harry Potter fans queue for 'just' five hours.... after SEVEN-HOUR wait on day one at ... (more)

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Embrace outdoor adventure with "Meet the Moment" and CLIF Bar

Being in the outdoors and partaking of all the adventure it offers presents many moments to remember and building unforgettable memories isn't hard to do while exploring in the mountains, paddle boarding in the lake, paragliding amidst the blue skies or climbing that challenging route.

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CNN

'Bachelorette' deals with death of Eric Hill

Historically the hometown dates on "The Bachelorette" can be fraught with a touch of anxiety, but on Monday night's episode there was an abundance of grief.

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