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PWC Gemona Cancelled

The Paragliding World Cup Association have taken the decision to cancel the Gemona PWC round.

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Gin Vantage 3: lightweight PPG wing

Gin have released the Vantage 3, a lightweight, compact-packing paramotor wing aimed at PPG travel and adventure pilots

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Advance Impress 4

Advance Impress 4 is officially released

The new Advance Impress 4 is finally here – with shipping due to start in June

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Latest issue

Cross Country 210 (June 2020)

From 6,000m cloudbase in India to soaring high above the Isle of Wight, escape into the wonderful world of free flight. Subscribe today and get five digital back issues for free

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Features

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Horacio Llorens and Tom de Dorlodot in Spiti. Photo: John Stapels

Cross Country 210: June 2020

From 6,000m cloudbase in India to soaring high above the Isle of Wight, escape into the wonderful world of free flight. Here’s what’s in the latest issue

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Gin Seok Song

Cross Country interviews: Gin Seok Song, Gin Gliders

Delve deep into paragliding design with Gin Seok Song and Idris Birch from Gin Gliders, talking live from their HQ in South Korea

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Covid 19 – Update on competitions from the FAI and CIVL

What’s cancelled and what’s not in this season’s international hang gliding and paragliding competition calendar – so far

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Skills and learning

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Jocky Sanderson. Photo: Marcus King

Jocky Sanderson’s new YouTube channel

Paragliding SIV guru Jocky Sanderson has launched a new YouTube channel, featuring many of his clips from his famous training videos

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Russell-Ogden-1250

Cross Country interviews: Russ Ogden, Ozone test pilot

Join paragliding world number 1 (and paragliding legend!) Russell Ogden for a unique online coaching session

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Magic Air

Just let your mind fly

“Unconscious decision-making is not hocus pocus, but it requires time”. Hugh Miller explores unconscious decision-making in flying

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Reviews

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Spot X Bluetooth vs Garmin InReach Review

Which tracks better, the Garmin InReach or the Spot X Bluetooth? We tested them head-to-head, and came out with a clear winner

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Le GPSBIP+

Le GPSBIP+ Review

Marcus King takes this super-lightweight solar-powered GPS vario for a fly

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U-Turn Kidrock

U-Turn Kidrock Review

We handed over this ground handling wing to some future pilots to see how they got on

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