Ten Random Questions for... Greg Hamerton

Judith Mole | 15th July 2016

Ten Random Questions for... Greg Hamerton

The X-Pyr starts in two days! Listen to competitor Greg Hamerton answer ten random questions... Greg Hamerton is a South African pilot who lives and flies in the UK. He is the chief paragliding evangelist for Flybubble, a job he describes as... more

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X-PYR starts on Sunday 17th July!

Judith Mole | 13th July 2016

X-PYR starts on Sunday 17th July!

The third X-PYR will start on Sunday the 17th of July in Hondarribia, Spain. The X-PYR is starting to rival the X-Alps in excitement and adventure. The race follows a 477 km coast-to-coast course through the Pyrenees, from the Bay of Biscay to... more

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Ollie Chitty

Judith Mole | 2nd July 2016

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Ollie Chitty

Ollie Chitty is a hang gliding instructor, competition pilot and British hang gliding record holder. A young pilot, he comes from a flying family and acted as ballast for his dad Nick Chitty for years. A rising star of the UK hang gliding scene, he... more

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Andrew Craig

Judith Mole | 18th June 2016

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Andrew Craig

Andrew Craig is a pilot from the south of England (originally from London), but now lives in Wiltshire for the better flying opportunities. A former BBC journalist, he is one of the moderators of PG forum and a Mastermind contender. We asked... more

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Mark Meadows

Judith Mole | 3rd June 2016

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Mark Meadows

Parafest, the UKs biggest free flying festival begins today in North Wales. Organiser, paramotor and paraglider pilot Mark Meadows has been extremely busy putting it all together. We caught up with him to ask him about the festival, how it all... more

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Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Viv Fouracre

Judith Mole | 19th May 2016

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Viv Fouracre

Our latest podcast is Ten Random Questions for... Viv Fouracre. She is well known in the south west of England and a long time committee member of the British Paragliding Cup. She answered questions on diverse topics like whether she has ever had a... more

Podcast: Flying Mothers

Judith Mole | 5th May 2016

Podcast: Flying Mothers

Heidi Insam from Italy, Elli Törrö from Finland, Ruth Churchill-Dower and Judy Leden from the UK talk about being a flying mother. This podcast is the second in the series of two about paragliding and motherhood. Many women give... more

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Tim-Patrick Meyer

Judith Mole | 24th April 2016

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Tim-Patrick Meyer

In the third podcast in the series, we gave Tim-Patrick Meyer ten random flying-related questions from our bank of 250. Tim-Patrick is a German pilot who learnt to fly while living in Chile. Coming back to Germany was a bit of a shock to his flying... more

Podcast: Flying when Pregnant

Judith Mole | 13th April 2016

Podcast: Flying when Pregnant

Ruth Churchill-Dower and Judy Leden from the UK, Heidi Insam from Italy and Elli Törrö from Finland talk about flying when pregnant. This podcast is one of two about paragliding and motherhood. Many women give up the sport when they... more

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Matthew Tandy

Judith Mole | 6th April 2016

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Matthew Tandy

In the second podcast in this series, we gave Matthew Tandy ten random flying-related questions from our bank of 250. Mattew is a professional helicopter pilot with the Royal Air Force who has been flying paragliders since the early 1990s. He is the... more

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Lee Tryhorn

Judith Mole | 25th March 2016

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Lee Tryhorn

Our latest series of podcasts is called Ten Random Questions for... We have come up with 250 flying-related questions and have fed these into a random question generator. Each fortnight we interview a pilot using ten randomly selected questions. The... more

The Return of the Black Sheep

Lucian Haas | 6th March 2016

The Return of the Black Sheep

This article was first published at Lucian’s blog at lu-glidz.blogspot.comTranslated from German by Judith Mole Ozone plans to test the new Delta 3 with folding lines. Although it was designed as an EN C, folding lines mean that it will... more

Podcast: Making good launch decisions

Judith Mole | 21st February 2016

Podcast: Making good launch decisions

In this podcast Judith Mole examines how we make decisions, what influences our decision making process and looks at ways we can make better decisions. Drawing on research from economics, psychology and neuroscience, she examines how the brain works... more

Podcast: Accidents - You Can Make a Difference

Judith Mole | 17th November 2015

Podcast: Accidents - You Can Make a Difference

In this latest podcast Judith Mole talks to John Hovey, an experienced first aid trainer and expedition leader with the with the National Outdoor Leadership School (www.nols.edu). The podcast looks at what to do in the event of an accident, covering... more

Podcast: Traversing the Rockies with Gavin McClurg

Judith Mole | 16th October 2015

Podcast: Traversing the Rockies with Gavin McClurg

Gavin McClurg is a professional adventurer. As well as circumnavigating the world by boat, he used to be in the US ski team, is an accomplished white-water kayaker and he currently holds the North American foot launch distance record (387 km), set... more

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