Hunter Marrian of Paraglide Kenya has flown a 211km out-and-return flight on a tandem from Nyaru in Kenya’s Rift Valley on 29 January 2015, which if ratified could break two FAI World records.
Hunter and his passenger Evan flew a Gradient BiGolden XC, and details of their flight can be scoured and pored over on XContest.org
Hunter wrote on Facebook:
It’s late January in the Kerio Valley, and it’s another WORLD RECORD. Breaking two Out and Return distance records in one flight. Free flight, and to a declared turn point in Tandem
Flying for 9 1/2 hours covering a total 211km, with my main man Evans. Co-pilot, wind spotter and legendary support man. Would not have been able to do it without him.
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