“Floating high above the vast, level landscape, I burst out into a roar of laughter with the feeling of having found what I’d long been searching for. It became clear the greatest challenge I’d ever face was my own self-doubt.”
Benjamin Jordan shares his startlingly evocative account of how he achieved a goal he’d been dreaming about for a decade – and flew an “impossible” 1,000km route across the Canadian Rockies.
How can you ever think you have the strength to get through a life-limiting injury?’ A paragliding accident changed Stewart Midwinter’s life forever – but not the person he is. Hugh Miller reconnects with an old friend…
Alex Raymont set a new Canadian open distance paragliding record on 20 May 2017 when he flew 334.5km over eight hours on his new Gin Explorer (EN B). Canada’s Stewart Midwinter reports: A group of paraglider and hang glider pilots are all gathered together in Alberta this week for the “Miles in May” record encampment, […]
Ben Jordan is releasing a documentary about his 1,000km Canadian Rockies vol-bivouac traverse. The film documents the 39-day, 1,000km “impossible” traverse across the Rockies in British Columbia in summer 2016, which you can read about in Kung Fu Calling, issue 177. They said it couldn’t be done, that paragliding the width of British Columbia was not only […]