A pod harness weighing just 1kg? Stefan Kurrle from Skyman and Independence shows us their latest creation. Designed for paraglider pilots who want the ultimate in lightweight hike-and-fly vol-biv performance.
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Independence have updated their reversible lightweight paraglider harness, releasing the Looping Green and Looping Blue. designed for hike-and-fly and thermalling, the Looping Green and Looping Blue weigh just 3.1kg in the M size. The difference between them lies in the harness strap system: The Looping Green has a Get-Up system, where the leg and chest […]
Independence showed off their new single-skinner, the Tensing, at the Kössen testival in Austria at the end of May 2017. They describe it as a “sturdy” single-skinner for mountain use – ideal for climb-and-fly or hike-and-fly activities, but it can be thermally and soared too. It’s made from the robust Dominico D20 fabric, with sheathed lower lines […]
Independence’s new Freestyle paraglider harness is available with a choice of one or two reserve containers. A light but sturdy all-round harness, it was designed for freestyle, acro or thermalling in close collaboration with professional SIV instructor Chris Geist. It has a seatboard, magnetic speedbar keeper and underseat reserve container(s) with easy-reach and brightly coloured deployment handles. […]