acro Articles

Weekend Videos: Feature Recap

Caedmon Mullin | 17th May 2014

Weekend Videos: Feature Recap We've got a collection of videos all linked to recent features this weekend, some August thermals in the Alps, a look at the beautiful flying in Madeira and a 2013 season round up from HapiAcro! August 2012 Mont Blanc Top Landing Following Jenni's...more

Weekend Videos: The Spice of Life

Caedmon Mullin | 2nd February 2014

Weekend Videos: The Spice of Life They say variety is the spice of life and not many sports are a varied as paragliding, so this week we've got a bit of acro, some big mountains and a couple of Pacific islands for you... Algorhythmic Some nice acro action featuring the new...more

Richard Gallon - airG

Caedmon Mullin | 2nd July 2013

Richard Gallon - airG Richard Gallon Richard Gallon began flying in 1985 in Hilaire du Touvet and by 1989 had begun to experiment with the new sport of acro paragliding. Alongside Andy Heidiger, Sebastien Bourquin and the Rodreguez brothers Richard was to...more

Need a new way to scare you friends?

Caedmon Mullin | 7th February 2013

Need a new way to scare you friends? U-turn are now well established as a wing maker with an eye for acro. You may even have seen Pal Takats cranking out some tumbles with a passenger... Well, they've now launched their purpose built tandem acro wing. Luckily they're not selling it to...more

HapiAcro - sharing the passion

Jenni Fleming | 22nd April 2014

HapiAcro - sharing the passion On my travels last year, I had the pleasure of meeting and flying with most of the HapiAcro team - a group of four pilots who have come together to spread their love of flying to the masses in the US. As they reached the end of their first year as a...more

Touch - a new short film by Jean-Baptiste Chandelier

Caedmon Mullin | 14th January 2014

Touch - a new short film by Jean-Baptiste Chandelier Touch is a new short film edited and staring Jean-Babtiste Chandelier. 5 minutes of skillful flying and stunning scenery! more

Tim Alongi

Caedmon Mullin | 11th May 2013

Tim Alongi When Tim was two he asked his Dad if he could fly. It was another seven years until he took his first solo flight in Allevard, France. Three years later, watching Thomas Merigout and Michel Macquet flying acro, the 12 year old Tim was...more

Child's play?
Being a Parent Pilot:
Elizaveta Demina

Caedmon Mullin | 25th March 2014

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I should start this article by admitting it’s here for mostly selfish reasons. About six months ago my wife and I had our first child, of course plenty of people had told me it would change my life forever and I didn’t doubt that for a...more

Horacio Llorens' trick of the week

Caedmon Mullin | 8th October 2013

Horacio Llorens We'll be updating this post as 2012 Acro World Cup champion Horacio Llorens runs a series of weekly videos demonstrating various tricks from his clearly impressive repertoire! WEEK 11 - SAT to Heli The final trick in this series is a combination...more

Friday Night Videos - Infinity Tumbling!

Kian Clipson | 10th May 2013

Friday Night Videos - Infinity Tumbling! A collection of infinity tumbling videos... with a varying level of success! First Tumble Getting there... Ooops. Mastered I think it's safe to say you've masted it when you can tumble while drinking Red Bull! more

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