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Aaron Durogati in the Karakoram. Photo: Aaron Durogati

Watch: Aaron Durogati flies a 300km triangle in the Karakoram

Aaron Durogati flew a 312km FAI triangle in the Karakoram on 26 June 2022 – a new Asian paragliding record.

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Safety notice: Gin Switch 2 product recall

Gin have recalled all Switch² harnesses produced before July 2022, because of a manufacturing problem affecting the airbag

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Robin Hamilton: HG speed record in Texas

Robin Hamilton set a new ‘Speed over a triangular course of 100km’ record on 26 June in Texas, on his Aeriane Swift Light

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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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Nick Neynens. Photo: Nick Neynens

Nick Neynens: Q&A with Susy Goldner

Nick Neynen’s friend Susy Goldner explains where the money raised through Nick’s GoFundMe campaign will go

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X-Pyr 2022: Chrigel Maurer – Interview with a Champion

‘I’m 40 – and I’m getting better!’ Ed Ewing talks in-depth to X-Pyr and Red Bull X-Alps champion Chrigel Maurer ahead of the X-Pyr 2022 – video

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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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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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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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Davinci Hula

Davinci Hula review: lightweight EN-A

Just another EN-A hike-and-fly wing? With some intriguing design features, maybe not, says Marcus King

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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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