We had a good time flying the Miracle Valley with some new pilots and regulars the last weekend. Mike put a nice video together scoring an out and return at Benny. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-6gHBss8jA&feature=youtu.be
John Rowsom nails a new never done before line from Lions bay to Squamish on Tuesday! A few of the XC Crew have been working out a line from West Vancouver's Lions Mountains to Squamish... and the careful planning paid off for John the other day as he worked his way to Squamish after attempting it [...]
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 [...]
Andrew unveils his new BGD at Bridle Falls and takes her out to fly...for the first time!
XC Paragliding BC has the Small, Medium, and ML Epics in stock now! They are an all round FUN glider for your XC, Acro or Super Chill flyin! Even the top dog's will be delighted with this beauty as a fun machine... BGD Epic from BGD Suisse on Vimeo.
Great training weekend with new students ~ Bob, Colin, Gabriel and also some guy's already in the XC Paragliding system like Andrew aka Blackie shown above unwrapping the BGD Epic and the Training hill in Mission! BTW...these aren't just colourful sexy in looks and easy to fly! CHECK THIS: https://www.xcontest.org/world/en/flights/detail:seabirdlv/29.04.2017/10:56 High flights for all next! See [...]
Sometimes the best thing to do when the weather isn't flyable in our area is go south. Not too far south... just a quick border cross at Sumas and in about 50 minutes your at lovely Mount Blanchard near Bellingham WA. Thats what a few of us Canucks did yesterday as it was not looking flyable [...]
With all the nice XC weather now underway we've been gearing up for the new XC keeners with some fresh new EPIC's to stretch out their passions to those distant places in our big BC backcountry! Now in-stock EPIC's and Base Lite's are ready for action when you are...to seize the day and get out and [...]
Lots of pilots are getting to see the BGD Cure up close and in action and the reviews are all the rage! After Alex and Mark picked theirs up last fall we are seeing quite a few BGD gliders including the Base and Base lite around the lower mainland playgrounds. People are loving the important stuff [...]