Everyone knows that Reuben has flown like a legend this season, but there’s another hero (or heroine) out there! Having finished as the second placed woman in Nelson, and top NZ woman, she was in prime position for the title. In an attempt to avoid the spotlight, she wasn’t going to go to Rotorua. Fortunately […]
Paragliding news from New Zealand’s South Island
Here’s some words from UP… I can’t wait to find out more! “When we first introduced the Trango XC2, after having certified it to EN C standards, we frankly thought the life of the Summit series wings was over. Boy were we wrong! Although the Trango XC2 is a very accessible wing it has turned […]
We’ll be in Ireland late May/early June. What better an opportunity to share some knowledge on the other side of the globe. Get in touch if you’re interested in participating and i’ll keep you informed as the plan develops.
SIV and XC Course Dates Finalised for 2013/14 21st-23rd December – SIV, 26th-30th December – Nelson XC, 8th-13th January – Wanaka XC, 18th-23rd January – Nelson XC, 6th-10th February – SIV, 15th-20th February – Rotorua XC, 13th-17th March – SIV.
Two courses are already planned: 9th/10th/16th/17th November in Wanaka and 26th-30th December in Nelson. To keep the ball rolling, I’m finalising dates for the following courses: Wanaka, early January. Nelson, mid January. Central North Island, mid February. Check out our XC course details page for more information.
Not everyone can make it to Wanaka for two consecutive weekends. In order to keep everyone happy, I’ve added a Nelson XC course to the schedule in December! Check out our XC courses page for more info, or send me an email. http://www.paraventures.co.nz/paragliding-courses-holidays/paragliding-cross-country-course/
When: 4 day course. 9th and 10th November 2013 and the two best looking days from the 16th, 17th, 23th and 24th November. Where: Wanaka, NZ. Who: Targeted towards relatively new cross country pilots. Minimum 4 people, maximum 5. Cost: $475 per person. Included: Combination of practical and theoretical components, including equipment and preparation, weather forecasting, […]
Straight from UP: The Trango X-Light 2 is based on the Trango XC2 and is manufactured in three certified sizes. The S is certified EN C, while the S/M and the M size are both certified EN D, and have substantially longer speedbar travel, resulting in an increased top speed of 5-7km/h compared to the […]
Now we’ve got the shortest day out of the way, I’m ready to get excited about spring flying! So, to get everyone else excited, I’m offering a $100 discount off a Flymaster GPS, NAV or LIVE to the first person who flies a cross country of over 20km, on a UP glider, in NZ. It’d […]