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European Paragliding Championships: 17-24 July

The 2018 European Paragliding Championships kick-off today, with the first task of the two week competition

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Free Flight Photographer of 2018

Look out your best images and enter our inaugural Free Flight Photographer of the Year 2018 competition

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Richard Carter flies 300k for new UK record

Richard Carter set a new UK paragliding record on Sunday 15 July – flying the country’s first 300km paraglider flight across the country

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Latest issue

Cross Country 192: August 2018

Free flying is an adventure, it allows us to explore dazzling new landscapes and pioneer untrammelled lines through some of the world’s most beautiful places. This month, we go further, higher, wilder, from the ice of Antarctica to the deserts of Oman.

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Free Flight Photographer of 2018

Look out your best images and enter our inaugural Free Flight Photographer of the Year 2018 competition

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Paragliding in Oman. Photo: Felix Woelk

Cross Country 192: August 2018

Paragliding is an adventure, it allows us to explore dazzling new landscapes and pioneer untrammelled lines through some of the world’s most beautiful places. This month, we go further, higher and wilder.

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Woody Valley GTO Light Review

Woody Valley GTO Light review: From a first two hour’s XC flying, it’s clear that Woody Valley have made a very, very impressive harness here.

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July / August
Soaring the famous travertines. Photo: Ali Es

Guide to Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale is spectacular without being too strong in May and September – come and soar the spectacular travertines for hours, or go on a big XC

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Sampaio Correia, Brazil. Photo: Elisa Eisenlohr

Never Ending Summer: Sampaio Correia

Despite its proximity to the ocean, Sampaio Correia is the best place to fly cross country in the state of Rio de Janeiro

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The beautiful Drakensberg. Photo: Alistair Stuart

Exploring South Africa

From flying the coast to inland XC adventures South Africa has loads to offer, says Linda Willemse

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