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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 17:13:05 GMT
Jindalee dunes could be cleared to make way for hang-gliding launch site  -  Community Newspaper Group
At the time, City community programs and services manager Shane Spinks said the Hang Gliding Association of WA (HGAWA) had been using the site for two decades before approaching the City in 2012 for formal approval. He said they were looking to ...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 04:15:36 GMT

Hanging on? Not us! Just high on life  -  Illawarra Mercury
The glide was exhilarating, surprising both by how high they flew. Now Stella has a taste for flight there's no stopping her. She's been on a hot-air balloon ride and would like to skydive but two hip operations in the past might prevent that. They met ...
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:37:19 GMT
PILOT PROFILE: 60 seconds with hang gliding champion Christian Ciech  -  World Air Sports Federation
Hang gliding is always interesting and always exciting, and these two competitions were very different for me. The FAI European Hang Gliding Championships in Krushevo was interesting as I didn't expect such good conditions. But actually almost every ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:30:57 GMT
Hang glider dies near Santa Fe  -  KRQE News 13 (blog)
The Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office says 30-year-old Thomas Pastinsky of Albuquerque was hang gliding off La Bajada Mesa Saturday afternoon. Witnesses say they saw him take off but couldn't find him after that. Search and rescue teams found him at the ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:03:03 GMT

Crews battling fire near hanggliding business on Lookout Mountain  -  WTVC
Crews battle a fire on the side of Lookout Mountain near the hang gliding business on Scenic Highway and Fox Trail. (Image: WTVC). 0shares. tweet now! 0shares. tweet now! LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga. — Crews are spending Monday morning battling a fire ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:42:37 GMT
Woods Fire Breaks Out Near Lookout Mountain Hang Gliding Venue  -  The Chattanoogan
A woods fire broke on Sunday night near the Lookout Mountain hang gliding venue, and it was continuing to burn on Monday. The blaze, that started around 10 p.m., was near Scenic Highway and Fox Trail. Georgia Forestry officials said an abandoned home ...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:14:50 GMT

Gliding or sailing  -  Stanwood Camano News
Melissa Kmetz pretends to drive a boat owned by Rod Brown while Brown demonstrates how his equipment can work like a cross between hang gliding and parasailing. Brown lives on Camano Island and wants to set up a business offering this adventure ...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:48:15 GMT
Record-breaking gliders color Bali sky  -  Jakarta Post
Held in conjunction with the 110th General Conference of the International Aerosport Federation (FAI), the event also featured record breaking numbers in hang gliding with 25 participants in Timbis Hill and paramotor with 30 participants in Mertasari ...
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 04:06:43 GMT

Two men open complex of tiny homes for rent in Lookout Valley [video and photos]  -  Chattanooga Times Free Press
"People wouldn't leave me alone," says the 28-year-old who, yes, is an avid hang glider. "Every five minutes people were popping their head in." All the attention convinced him that he needed fewer heads poking through his door, so he took Shangri ...
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:58:27 GMT

94-year-old's latest adventure? Hang gliding!  -  KSBW The Central Coast
At 94, Jack Liberman, of Newport, N.H., might not seem like the hang-gliding type, but that's exactly what he did this week. Advertisement. WEBVTT LETTING ADVANCED AGE GET IN THE WAY OF A GOOD TIME. >> FINALLY WE GOT TO OUR FIRST VIEW, ...