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X-Pyr 2022: Maxime Pinot on the race ahead

Can he do it? Can France’s Maxime Pinot chase down race favourite Chrigel Maurer and win the X-Pyr 2022?

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X-Pyr 2022: Live Tracking and Weather info

Want to know where to find live tracking and weather information for the X-Pyr 2022? All the links are here

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Clopotiva, Romania

PWC Romania starts 25 June 2022

The third round of the 2022 Paragliding World Cup Tour starts on Saturday 25 June at Clopotiva, Romania, Dracula country!

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Latest issue

Cross Country 231 (July 2022)

Feel the joy with the latest issue of Cross Country magazine

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Dune du Pilat hang gliding

Video: High Times at the Dune Du Pilat

France’s Atlantique Delta club make the most of perfect soaring conditions at the famous Dune du Pilat in southwestern France

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Baixo Guandú III | Paragliding World Cup Brazil

“Seven consecutive days of racing – sharing tears of victory and defeat,” says Canada’s Brett Hazlett. His five minute film immerses you in the World Cup

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Johan Nordenfelt's solo vol-biv in remote Sweden

Video: Solo vol-bivouac in the north of Sweden

In 2021, Johan Nordenfelt took an adventurous line flying 67km through a really remote area of his native Sweden. This is the 10-minute video of his trip

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Skills and learning

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Paraglider in high mountains

Flying in the Lee

Flying in the lee is commonplace for cross-country pilots, but there are a few things you should consider before diving in

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Flying 50km by paraglider. Photo: Andy Busslinger

‘Fly 50km or Bust!’

Flying 50k is a landmark achievement in a new pilot’s cross-country career, but it can seem elusive at first. Nigel Page explains how to make it happen

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Reserve parachute

Throwing your reserve: Théo’s ten tips

Nobody wants to throw their reserve parachute in anger but if you have to, you have to. Théo de Blic shares his top tips for ensuring it all goes smoothly

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Naviter Oudie N

Naviter Oudie N review

If you are not keen on running applications on your phone but like the look of the Navigator app functionality, then the Oudie N is the instrument for you

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Dudek Freeway 3

Dudek Freeway 3 review: beginner acro wing

Looking to have fun and learn tricks? Dudek’s Freeway 3 is a beginner’s acro glider that’s designed just for that, says Erwin Voogt

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Syride Sys'Nav XL

Syride Sys’Nav XL review

Syride’s new compact instrument the Sys’Nav XL packs a punch. It has a bigger screen and better audio than previous versions, and Bluetooth connectivity

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