Twilight Paragliding in Castelo with Steve Barton and XCBrazil.

Day 1 with Steve Barton's XCBrazil, Castelo bound. The room at the Hotel Ibis is spartan but functional. As it is a transfer accommodation, I am not expecting much aside from it being comfortable and secure. The room includes the buffet breakfast that starts at 0630 hrs. 0900 hrs the group gathers in the parking …

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Performance Coaching with Pat Dower.

North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Oceania. I've travelled far and wide in search of the gurus of our sport. Some of which are 'household names' such as Jocky and Kelly, others more akin to the sage hidden in the mountains. Regardless the individual I chance upon, my overarching plan has been little more than locate and sponge …

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Building Blocks of Cross Country Paragliding in Valle de Bravo.

The maiden flight of the Gin Explorer complete, day two brings with it further training in the building blocks needed to successfully paraglide cross country (XC) here in Valle de Bravo. Sunrise. Recovered from a gruelling first day of flying and classroom, I finally get a chance to grab a few snaps of where I am …

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