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Seven steps to success: an acrobatic paragliding masterclass with FAI ....

Seven steps to success: an acrobatic paragliding masterclass with FAI ....

French paraglider Tim Alongi, 24, is the new FAI World Air Games Paragliding Aerobatics Champion. Alongi also won the silver medal in the Sychronised Paragliding Aerobatics competition, along with hi....

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Nicole Schmidt sorts the men from the boys

Nicole Schmidt sorts the men from the boys

Nicole Schmidt from Germany, has been flying paragliders for 11 years. For the last six she's been performing aerobatic tricks, or "acro". It's a discipline very few women attempt, and this year Schmi....

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US Paragliding Aerobatics pilot to unveil new tricks at FAI World Air ....

US Paragliding Aerobatics pilot to unveil new tricks at FAI World Air ....

It's rare to find competitors from the US in Paragliding Aerobatics competitions. The sport of paragliding has a relatively small following there, and there are few pilots who embark on the niche dare....

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4 August 1985: Larry Tudor, the “Part Bird”,  who Flew a Record of....

4 August 1985: Larry Tudor, the “Part Bird”, who Flew a Record of....

Today marks the 30th anniversary of an FAI Word Record made by an American pilot described as both “Part Bird” and “Skygod” and who is perhaps one of the finest Hang Glider pilot for tandem ....

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World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Nunnapat Phuchong (THA)

World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Nunnapat Phuchong (THA)

Name Nunnapat PHUCHONG   Sport Accuracy Landing Gender F Ranking 88 Nationality THA Year of birth 1987 Start year in the sport 2008 Experience 10....

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2015 FAI Annual Report Just Out!

2015 FAI Annual Report Just Out!

The 2015 FAI Annual Report provides an overview of all our activities with plenty of pictures. More compact than the previous editions, it includes the competitions, records, awards, our sponsor Breit....

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Winners of the 2016 FAI Young Artists Contest Revealed

Winners of the 2016 FAI Young Artists Contest Revealed

The FAI international jury selected the winning paintings of the 2016 FAI Young Artists Contest, a competition which every year honours the best paintings from youngsters in three age categories from ....

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Brand New Section 7 Published

Brand New Section 7 Published

  The brand new Section 7 of our Sporting Code has been published and will be effective May 1, 2016.

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What’s Up at CIVL in April 2016?

What’s Up at CIVL in April 2016?

  A brief account of what has been done since the Plenary…

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Euro and World Hang Gliding Local Regulations Updated

Euro and World Hang Gliding Local Regulations Updated

The local regulation for this Summer World Class 5 and European Class 1 Hang Gliding Championships have been updated.  

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