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Redbull X-Alps Day 3

Caedmon Mullin | 4th July 2017

Redbull X-Alps Day 3

Follow the top three X-Alps pilots of Day 3 in 3D... we'll try to add more later. Chrigel Maurer (SUI1) closely followed by Gaspard Petiot (FRA2) and Nelson de Freyman (FRA3) on day 3 of the Redbull X-Alps 2017. more

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Sebas Ospina

Judith Mole | 21st June 2017

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Sebas Ospina

Juan Sebastian Ospina, commonly known as Sebas, was born in Colombia, has lived for many years in England and now lives and works as a tandem pilot in Switzerland. A member of the UK national team, he is a multiple record-holder in a variety of... more

Valley wind - what direction is it coming from?

Lucian Haas | 15th June 2017

Valley wind - what direction is it coming from?

by Lucian Haas (Lu-glidz) (translated from the original German by Judith Mole) Two sailplane and paraglider pilots have produced a detailed map of the valley winds in the eastern Alps. The map also shows typical lee side areas as well as the... more

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Tim Pentreath

Judith Mole | 12th June 2017

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Tim Pentreath

Tim Pentreath is an Advance UK XC Team pilot from Bath. He has been flying for many, many years and last year finally made his first 200+ km flight in the UK - joining a small, select group of people to have achieved this. He is Mr. Advance in the... more

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Dara Hogan

Judith Mole | 5th April 2017

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Dara Hogan

Dara Hogan is an Irish pilot from Dublin who describes himself as a "weekend pilot rather than a sky-god". As he approaches 70, his ambition is to fly 50km sometime soon. He is the former chairman of the Irish Hang-Gliding and Paragliding... more

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Kussy Gomez Roa

Judith Mole | 31st January 2017

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Kussy Gomez Roa

Kussy is originally from Venezuela but has lived and flown in New Zealand for many years. A skydiver and competition pilot, she nevertheless likes to do her own thing. In this podcast we asked her whether she has ever missed an important event... more

Interesting Articles from Around the Web

Caedmon Mullin | 29th December 2016

Interesting Articles from Around the Web

Unscrambling Insurance - Are you covered? Gavin McClurg unravels the complicated subject in this very useful article. Also, don't miss his latest podcast, a great interview with Russ Ogden HERE.  ... more

New Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Malin Lobb

Judith Mole | 29th November 2016

New Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Malin Lobb

Malin is a pilot originally from the SW of England. He flies speed wings, paragliders and paramotors. A keen competition pilot, he has been instrumental in organising the British Paragliding Racing Academy, which aims to train up-and-coming British... more

Bruce Goldsmith

Malin Lobb | 2nd November 2016

Bruce Goldsmith

Bruce Goldsmith needs little introduction in the world of free flight, having been world champion in both hang gliding and paragliding to name but a few of a long lists of accolades. He has been designing paragliders for the last 27 years for the... more

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Rhona Carrigan

Judith Mole | 1st November 2016

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Rhona Carrigan

Rhona Carrigan is a Pennine Club pilot and one of the famous Pennine Posse. In this podcast she answers questions on whether she would fly without a parachute, who she would invite to give a flying lecture to her club and whether she is top flight... more

The Kids go to the Dolomites without the Adults!

Judith Mole | 27th October 2016

The Kids go to the Dolomites without the Adults!

By Sebastien Rider A few years ago I watched a fantastic You Tube video of some paragliding amongst the most magnificent rock towers. I would later realise I was watching flying the Dolomites, alpine peaks in Northern Italy renowned for their... more

43rd Coupe Icare

Caedmon Mullin | 8th October 2016

43rd Coupe Icare

Coupe Icare 2016 Coupe Icare is a truly unique event, perched above an enormous craggy ridge the village of St Hilaire du Touvet is a stunning setting for the World's largest free-flying festival. Thousands of people descend on the normally... more

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Bob Moore

Judith Mole | 28th September 2016

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Bob Moore

Bob Moore is a well-known pilot from the south-west of England. A regular contributor to PG Forum, he has built a reputation as a camera reviewer for various companies. His youtube channel has had more than 1.4 million views.  In his spare... more

Paragliding in South Devon with Mark Nicol

Caedmon Mullin | 5th September 2016

Paragliding in South Devon with Mark Nicol

Mark Nicol Mark moved to Devon and began hang gliding in 1985, since then he's taken up paragliding, paramotoring and microlighting. Predominantly a paraglider pilot these days he's a cornerstone of the local club. South Devon South Devon is... more

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Gavin Jillings

Judith Mole | 31st August 2016

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Gavin Jillings

Gavin Jillings runs Rose Valley Lodge in Sopot, Bulgaria. He was so taken with the place that he and his wife Lucy packed up and shipped out from Belfast to live the dream of being paragliding/motorcycling guides and restauranteurs. Gavin is a... more

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