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Companion SQR Prime

Companion SQR Prime reserve parachute

Companion say their new SQR Prime is the first reserve parachute on the market to be tested to a deployment speed of 50m/s (180km/h)

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Sky Paragliders Exos 2

Sky Paragliders Exos 2: Performance EN-C

Sky Paragliders say the Exos 2, their new EN-C glider, is comfortable and reassuring with good performance and precise, fun handling

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Raul Rodriguez

Raul Rodriguez joins Ozone

Raul Rodriguez, inventor of the SAT and infinity tumbling, is joining team Ozone. He will be flying all Ozone wings including the Session acro wing

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Latest issue

Cross Country 230 (June 2022)

Take control this issue, with advice from some of the world’s best pilots on how to master your glider on the ground and in the air

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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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Sano Babu Sunuwar on the EndPolioNow Flow Yoti

Pilots hoping to climb-and-fly Everest in 2022

Pierre Carter and Ken Hutt are hoping to climb and fly from 8,848m Everest this year. They started their trek to base camp in mid-April

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Skills and learning

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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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Theo de Blic How to Groundspin

How to ground spin your paraglider

“You need 15-20km/h of wind” to start to learn how to ground spin, says acromeister Théo de Blic

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Ozone BV1

Video: First Look at Ozone’s BV1 harness

The BV1 is a specialist vol-biv harness from the team at Ozone. It was designed with input from renowned adventure pilot Antoine Girard

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Woody Valley Crest

Video: First look at Woody Valley’s Crest harness

Woody Valley’s Crest is a lightweight reversible paraglider harness with a detachable rucksack. We tested it in the south of France

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Spot Gen 4

Spot Gen 4 review

Does the latest generation of the classic SPOT satellite tracker hit its mark? Marcus King finds out

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