Scott looks like he decided to take the round-about way home to his place as he carved out a massive curved route in some of the most remote wilderness of our BC Back Country today. Well done Scott!! looking forward to some more info and details! Actually Jim Orava just informed me that Scott started in [...]
Alex Raymont and the XC crew where off in Alberta this week trying for the record distance. I had training duties this week so couldn't make the usual trip... but Alex and Peter both flew over 300km with Alex going a new record distance of 340km... Congrats Alex you just raised the bar for the rest [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
This computerized graphic on Vimeo is worth a look. Helps for your XC visualization of how the airflows work. Airflow & Topography from Brett Coupland on Vimeo.