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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

Paragliding in Iceland with Anita Hafdís Björnsdóttir

Caedmon Mullin | 22nd August 2016

Paragliding in Iceland with Anita Hafdís Björnsdóttir

Anita Hafdís Björnsdóttir I learned Paragliding in 2007 on a whim, in Iceland, and have not looked back since. In 2009 I sold all my belongings other than my glider and became a travelling paragliding bum. In 2013 I finished... more

Podcast: Good Karma - flying and charity

Judith Mole | 7th August 2016

Podcast: Good Karma - flying and charity

Flying and charity? What have those two topics got to do with each other? Many of us travel to far-flung places to appreciate the amazing scenery, cheap drinks, food and accommodation and better flying weather than we can find at home. We are... more

Podcast: Ten Random Questions for... Greg Hamerton

Judith Mole | 15th July 2016

Podcast: 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

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

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

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