Yearly Archives: 2016

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Lightweight Strike Harness by Supair

Now at XC Paragliding we have the super Lite Strike harness for demo or just take a look! The problem with other super light harnesses is often just the tiny bunch of connecting line construction keeps them from a nice cohesive design... However the Strike has a great comfort level and great design with web materials [...]

By | 2017-04-04T19:18:52+00:00 November 6th, 2016|Categories: Gear|Comments Off on Lightweight Strike Harness by Supair

Charly Helmets ~ XC Style!

Looking for that extra style and cool to set you apart when all those standard wings look the same in the air? These Charly's are all that and high protection ~ more like 2 X's Twice the ratting of a snowboard helmet! https://finsterwalder-charly.de/en/helmets/loop.html   Yeah.... XC Paragliding has em!

By | 2017-04-04T19:19:02+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Categories: Gear|Comments Off on Charly Helmets ~ XC Style!

Woody Valley Teams Up with XC Paragliding

We are happy to announce that  XC Paragliding BC has been entrusted with authorized distributor of these outstanding brands ~ http://www.woodyvalley.eu/eng/index.html Woody Valley top quality harnesses and Charly Helmets! This means that these outstanding quality brands are now readily available when you want them at our great prices  for your next adventure.   Nothing but the best [...]

By | 2017-04-04T19:19:11+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Categories: Education, Gear|Comments Off on Woody Valley Teams Up with XC Paragliding

Shoutout to SPEED WINGS!

Here at XC Paragliding we have a sweet little lake we've developed for our ACRO and SIV Training. Some other directions for the Speed Wings  are in the mix with the CROSS OVER are possible as we are getting clients who love to do it all! https://vimeo.com/183280694 One super cool dude ~ Gelson just picked [...]

By | 2017-04-04T19:19:20+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Categories: Cross Country, Gear, Speed/Mini Wings|Comments Off on Shoutout to SPEED WINGS!

New XC Cure for Mark

The XC keeps happening here at XC Paragliding with another happy owner of Bruce Goldsmith Design ~ BGD Cure! Just as I headed out with a dozen or so anxious pilots eager to bag an October XC flight from Mt. St. Benedict the FedEx van pulls up with another BGD Cure size Medium for Mark T. [...]

By | 2017-04-04T19:19:27+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Categories: Cross Country, Gear, Paragliding|Comments Off on New XC Cure for Mark

XC with the Club

Andrew G. grabbing the Bruce Goldsmith Design ~ BGD Adam ~ for the first time on the training hill. And judging from his ear to ear smile at the end of the day, I think he's loving his new BGD! He ended up with logging over an hour and a half in 3 flights of Mt. [...]

By | 2017-05-11T21:20:10+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Cross Country, Gear, Paragliding|Comments Off on XC with the Club

Alex and Nicole doing the Dunes!

Alex and Nicole are down in California for a little dune action and they sent me a note and some nice pics of his new Bruce Goldsmith Design ~ BGD, Cure!!! Hi Al, Alex here on Nic's phone. Some sweet coastal action here on the Monterey bay. Nic got some good shots. Glider is fast and [...]

By | 2017-04-04T19:19:45+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Categories: Gear, Tours|Comments Off on Alex and Nicole doing the Dunes!

September XC ~ BGD ~ CURE

This month keeps on giving.  We just flew over 3 hours going down the Miracle Valley range with Rod F. and Mark T. in reliable smooth lift up to 1250 meters. I  made it to Hatzic Island and back to try to top land however couldn't quite get the last 20 meters that late in the [...]

By | 2017-04-04T19:19:53+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Categories: Cross Country, Education|Comments Off on September XC ~ BGD ~ CURE

First for Furst

It's always great to have a pilot come out to our local launch ~ Mt. St. Benedict and get that special experience of introduction to that awesome smooth XC potential of the Miracle Valley. Tom Furst was the only taker on a gorgeous mid September afternoon and I had the shuttle and guide duties. This year [...]

By | 2017-04-04T19:20:04+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Categories: Cross Country, Gear|Comments Off on First for Furst

Alex Raymont joins XC Paragliding Team!

Alex Raymont has joined the XC Paragliding Team and will be flying the hot new Cure EN-C paraglider from BGD!   I'm very excited to have Alex with us as Team Pilot and flying one of our wings. As one of the top XC pilots in North America and constantly in the top echelons of the xc [...]

By | 2017-04-04T19:20:16+00:00 September 11th, 2016|Categories: Education, Gear, Paragliding|Comments Off on Alex Raymont joins XC Paragliding Team!