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Epic XC Camp at Algodonales!

In my opinion, motivation is the cornerstone for cross-country flights; in fact, motivation is the motor for everything in the Life! Take a pilot, give him the best paraglider ever, on the best day with cumulus clouds, with the best harness,... but if he is┬ánot motivated, he probably will land just a few kilometers behind…
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Paragliding Ground handling exercises.

Whether you are a novice pilot or not, by practicing your paragliding ground handling control you not only will make nicer and savers takeoffs but you will improve your reactions and your feeling of the wing in flight. Here you have some tips for your ground handling practices with some exercises that we use in…
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The Neolithic flying man

It was raining yesterday and we couldn't fly, so we spent the morning in the classroom having theory lessons about meteorology and aerodynamics with our students. After that, we wanted to do something fun for the students, so we decided to visit "La Cueva de la Pileta" (Cave of the Pool in English). The cave…
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Finding thermals: the five star system

Looking for a system to teach our students of the cross-country paragliding courses how to find thermals I found on the internet an interesting video from Bob Drury, who explains how to assess the potential of thermal sources using his the 5-star system. He evaluates five points in order to find a good thermal source:…
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