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Woody Valley GTO Light 2

Woody Valley GTO Light 2

Woody Valley have released the new lightweight GTO 2 pod harness, which has a removable windshield and inflatable back protector

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Ozone Delta 4

Ozone release new Delta 4

The Delta 4 is out, and Ozone say it represents the biggest leap in performance yet in the Delta series, while also being the best behaved

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You Never Know

Film trailer: “You Never Know”

“You Never Know” is a documentary about Polish paragliding star and 2013 world Champion Klaudia Bulgakow’s journey to the top in paragliding

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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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I would land in your Backyard

Watch: I would land in your backyard

Antoine Boisselier’s hour-long film about his 2017 vol-bivouac crossing of the Alps from France to Croatia is now available to watch in full, for free

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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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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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Swing Helios RS

Swing Helios RS Review (EN C)

The Helios RS is Swing’s EN-C lightweight performance glider. It is aimed at experienced pilots who want an “XC all-rounder” with performance, comfort and low pack volume

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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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