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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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Krushevo Euro PG Local Regulations published

Krushevo Euro PG Local Regulations published

The Local Regulation of the 14th FAI European Paragliding Championship in Krushevo, FYR of Macedonia, are now published in our Documents pages.  

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Plenary Agenda Updated

Plenary Agenda Updated

  The following modifications have been made to the coming CIVL Plenary Agenda. See V2 of the Agenda and additional annexes in our Document pages.

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European PG Accuracy Local Rules Published

European PG Accuracy Local Rules Published

The Local Regulations of the 5th FAI European Paragliding Accuracy championship in Paluknys, Lithuania, are now published in our Documents pages.

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WPRS and ‘de-sanctioned’ competitions

WPRS and ‘de-sanctioned’ competitions

2015 and 2016 have seen a number of Category 2 competitions appearing on the FAI calendar and then disappearing, sometimes just before the competition takes part, because they are ‘de-sanctioned....

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2016 Plenary Agenda and Programme Published

2016 Plenary Agenda and Programme Published

The Agenda and Annexes for the upcoming FAI Hang Gliding & Paragliding Commission (CIVL) Plenary Meeting are now online here. 2016 Plenary Lausanne (Switzerland) 20-21 February 2016 Agenda ....

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until 14 February 2016 2016 New Zealand PG Open Round 1 - Manilla "The Kiwi Open" Manilla, NSW (Australia)

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12 February 2016 2016 Guatemala/Mexico El Peñon Classic Race El Peñon, Valle de Bravo (Mexico)
13 February 2016 2016 Lithuanian Open Paragliding Accuracy Championship Trakai (Lithuania)
15 February 2016 2016 Open Trujillo Torococco (Venezuela)
17 February 2016 2016 Copa Vientos Open - Valida Circuito Colombiano de Parapente Apia Risaralda (Colombia)
20 February 2016 2016 NSW State Titles Mt Borah (Australia)
20 February 2016 2016 Bright Open Bright (Australia)
27 February 2016 2016 New Zealand PG Open Round 2 - Nelson Nelson (New Zealand)
27 February 2016 2016 Pre PWC Nepal Pokhara (Nepal)
28 February 2016 2016 Open Argentino de Parapente Famtina Famatina (Argentina)
05 March 2016 2016 Paragliding Winter Cup Nova Gorica (Slovenia)
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