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Innovations: Flow Aligned Ribs from Apco

Apco introduced its Flow Aligned Rib technology towards the end of last year. In Cross Country 187 Apco Designer Jonathan Cohn explains more.

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Nova Ibex 4

Nova release Ibex 4 mountain wing – EN A

The latest version of Nova’s mountain wing, the Ibex 4, is certified EN A in four sizes with wide weight ranges

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Cross Country Travel Guide 2018

Cross Country Travel Guide 2018: Out now

The latest edition of the Cross Country International Travel Guide has been released. Published in digital and print formats it’s the seventh in the series

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Latest issue


Cross Country 187 (Feb/Mar 2018) is out now – we dive into the new year and new season with an in-depth look at the latest research in paragliding, revealing exactly what happens to our bodies when we fly. Plus we’ve got all the reviews, travel, adventure and news we can pack in.

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Dynamic Full stall with Theo Deblic at Master Acro La Reunion

Theo de Blic: Searching for the Sun

Theo de Blic reveals his top 10 destinations to fly during the northern hemisphere winter

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‘My 300k Day’: Paragliding in Copperton

Dry, high, and the sky goes on forever… Kelvin van Baalen takes us with him on a 300km flight from Copperton, South Africa

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Eyes Wide Open: Paramotoring in Australia

Glenn Tupper and Matt Minyard head to Australia for a 12-day paramotoring blast along open roads and through epic skies

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January / February
Miraflores, Lima, Peru. Photo: Thomas Schwarzer

City Slickers: Lima

In a pleasant grassy city cliff-top park in the Miraflores suburb of Lima, is a paraglider launch. This is true urban flying!

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Kanchenjunga 8,586m, the world's third-highest mountain. Photo: Parvin Singh

Guide to Gangtok, India

Fly Sikkim, one of the Himalaya’s ‘secret kingdoms’, with 8,000m Kanchenjunga as the stunning backdrop

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Flying at Hermita de la Crux, Huecija, where Europe’s only desert meets the sea. Photo: Ed Ewing

Guide to Andalucia, Spain

Andalucia in southern Spain is flyable all year round. Come and enjoy sunshine and thermals when the rest of Europe is still in winter

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