More Paragliding and Hang Gliding Videos
There’s a better, easier, and safer ridge soaring option for Big Sur’s common NNW winds. Here’s a guide to that site with maps and video.
Paragliding from Marina California to Sand City and back.
“I felt like a first time pilot all over again.” Sure beats hiking to the top!
Here is a beautiful day at the beach with the members of the San Luis Obispo Soaring Association [2 videos].
Fun video of Jan Thinoks, from Speedfly Arena, venturing into the forbidden zone for some rad speed wing action
Claire Mercuriot continues to be competitive in a sport dominated by men. In this video she talks about her experiences flying at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc.
Roland Brunnbauer seems to defy the laws of physics in this video. Presumably this was shot with a new GoPro Fusion 360 camera.
In this video Roland Brunnbauer gets high with his paramotor and then cuts the engine as he pulls radical acro paragliding stunts the rest of the way down.
Mael Jimenez shows us his acrobatic paragliding skills in these videos. Check out Mael in his element in this video taken in Organya, Spain.
Thomas Schloegl brings us footage from a competition pilots point of view as they try to hit the landing rafts several times. Wait for it.
Egor Posokhin and his paramotor get an ATV ride out to the remote snow covered tundra in Norilsk Russia. The sky couldn’t be any clearer and the snowy terrain makes this acro paragliding video really clear and sharp.
Here’s a video of Andres giving some tandem paragliding flights in Atitlan Guatemala. Fast forward to the 1:15 mark to catch Andres cutting loose during a little ‘me time’
Here’s a promotional video of Lionel Hercode and friends flying for Niviuk. The paraglider manufacturer put together some great scenic aerial shots of some brand new wings in action.
Here’s a video of Cesar Arevalo Urrego and his friend Andres Villamizar doing a hike and fly deep in the Himalayan mountains.
This video shows Acro paragliding pilot Jack Pimblett handling some sketchy launches, including one from a hot air balloon. Don’t mind that big wide hole in the side of the balloon Sir.
We found this video of Francois Ragolski flying with acrobatic paraglider pilots Tim Alongi and Martin Schricke over Mount Blanc.
Acro paraglider pilot, Axel Fornasier, earned the #6 spot at The 2018 Acro World Tour. Here’s a few videos showing some “casual” flying from Axel.
The Perlan II Glider Plane has been breaking unpowered aircraft altitude records recently. This week they bested 76,000 ft. again shattering their own altitude world record.
Jean-Baptiste Chandelier is known for incorporating man made structures into his paragliding stunts. In this video ski Jumps, swimming pools, and industrial cranes all get put to good use.
Watch the Théo de Blic’s acrobatic maneuvers in the French Alps. As Theo de Blic soars over the Saint-Hilaire du Touvet Funicular experience the sights and sounds of paragliding.
Tim Alongi finished #4 in The 2018 Acro World Tour. Here’s a video of Tim paragliding at this year’s AcroGames in Organya, Spain.
We had trouble tracking down acro videos of Victor but it looks like the paparazzi caught up with him.
Outside of acrobatic paragliding Raffael is also known for his motorized paragliding skills. This 360 video let’s you pan around to control the view as he paramotors over Brazil’s beautiful Iguazu Falls.
Here are the Acro World Tour 2018 final results with videos included. Click a competitor’s name for videos.
Horacio Llorens claim the top spot in the Acro World Tour 2018 Finals. Here are the videos showing why he is the acro paragliding champ.
Why not? Watch this man bungee jumping from a paraglider that was dropped from a hot air balloon.
Sponsored by the World Air Sports Federation, The 2018 Acro World Tour was an air sports show, stunt show, acrobatic paragliding competition, and carnival all combined into one.
Paraglider pilot says “faster, faster!” while tethered to truck on a steep winding mountain highway.
When it comes to producing amazing paragliding videos Jean-Baptiste Chandelier and his film crew are the undisputed champions.
Want to paraglide over Costa Rica, Yangzhou China, Indonesia? The Don’t Panic Team is a band of pilots offering tandem flights around the world.
I’m not sure who is having more fun, Marlon or his tandem passengers. What do you think?
Some people have hot air ballooning, skydiving, and paragliding on their bucket list. For those of us with limited time sometimes we have to cross all those items off the list at once.
After not seeing my older brother for several years I am grateful the weather cooperated when he arrived so we could paraglide together in Cayucos California.
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