Air Sports Videos
Xilr8 is The Air Sports Network. We love videos of free flight air sports such as paragliding, skydiving, base jumping, and wingsuit flying. It really doesn’t matter if it’s a video of bungee jumping or an experimental aircraft. If it’s exhilarating then it’s on Xilr8.
Sun, Wind, and a paraglider mounted camera made for some amazing views of the California coastline on New Years Eve 2021.
It’s spring time on the Central Coast of California. The tidepools are blue, and the winds are steady. Some how, we will go through this.
Cade Palmer shows us how it’s done.
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].
You can clearly see the successful booster separation in these these photos of the SpaceX launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The pictures were taken Sunday night from over 100 miles away with no special equipment.
Fun video of Jan Thinoks, from Speedfly Arena, venturing into the forbidden zone for some rad speed wing action
Here is a video of the Copenhagen Swoop Freestyle FAI World Championships in its entirety.
Acrobatic Parachute Pilots form 12 countries will literally descend on San Diego this weekend in a fun event: The Swoop Freestyle FAI World Championships
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.
Base Jumping off the KL Tower in Malaysia is the best thing you will see today. The KL Tower BASE Jump 2017 competition took place in the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.
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.
The Flying Devils are a skydiving school near Lake Geneva, Switzerland. Watch their skydiving performance at the 2018 Acro World Tour.
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.
In a 12 ft. wide windtunnel with winds reaching up to 150 miles per hour they duke it out in a high energy fit of rage.
Patrick from Fly The Fan cruises low over the central California landscape in his powered paraglider.
Paraglider pilot says “faster, faster!” while tethered to truck on a steep winding mountain highway.
And who doesn’t want to see unicorns falling from the sky.
When it comes to producing amazing paragliding videos Jean-Baptiste Chandelier and his film crew are the undisputed champions.
The Mothership Space Net Penthouse is a spider web-like launching pad for base jumpers and aerial acrobats, and it’s is totally insane.
Ozone dealer Daniel Ribas hooks up his Ozone Freeride paraglider to a Parajet Maverick motor and takes it for a test ride. Do you think he likes it?
Hayley Ashburn and Marshall Miller ascend a tall, narrow, rocky pinnacle and then jump. Which is scarier, the climb or the jump?
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.
Attila Benoit was having the time of his life flying his powered paraglider over the Island of Oahu in Hawaii when his paramotor netting got caught in the fan mechanism.
Wingsuit Pilots Luke Rogers and Chris Byrnes dive through huge cumulus cloud caves and capture it all in 360 degrees.
I’m not sure who is having more fun, Marlon or his tandem passengers. What do you think?
Will former Navy Seal, Andy Stumpf, break the world record for horizontal distance covered in a single wingsuit jump?
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.
Cynthia Currie and Zak Tessier fly the Crack line at Wallenstat, Switzerland. Would you try this?
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.