Parahawking: An Actual Sport That Mixes Paragliding And GIANT BIRDS

Parahawking is falconry in flight. Just with a vulture. There's only one place in the world you can do it: Pokhara, Nepal and doing it is as awesome as it sounds. » 1/22/15 1:30pm 1/22/15 1:30pm

Flying this close to the ground like these paragliders is crazy wild

Anything fun or worth doing usually requires a bit of crazy. But this, this is basically all crazy, which must mean it's a ridiculous amount of fun. Valentin Delluc flies his paraglider so close to the ground and rips off spins and twirls so fast that it's hard to believe. Hell, just watching him zip by makes me… » 10/31/14 7:53pm 10/31/14 7:53pm

Paraglider flies so close to cable car that he can high five passengers

Daredevil Arnaud Longobardi shows a crazy array of paragliding tricks in this video shot in Chamonix, in the French Alps. One of those tricks is particularly insane: He flies so close to a moving cable car that he could perfectly give a handshake to one of its passengers. » 10/21/14 6:47am 10/21/14 6:47am

Hearing the sounds of paragliding is breathtaking

Usually when you think of things that take your breath away, you don't think of sounds. It's the spectacular view or the amazing feeling or the perfect performance. But this video that highlights the sound of paragliding is pretty breathtaking. I closed my eyes and listened and felt the nature around me. » 10/02/14 10:00pm 10/02/14 10:00pm

This Awesome Photographer Paraglides to Take Extreme Desert Pictures

If you ever wondered how National Geographic manages to take those gorgeous shots of the desert and overhead pictures of animals, the answer: paragliding. Coasting through the nothingness of nature is almost more beautiful than the pictures itself. Photographer George Steinmetz has flown in these motorized… » 10/30/12 8:42pm 10/30/12 8:42pm

Awe-Inspiring Video of Paraglider Flying With a Hawk

This paraglider has a hawk friend. He takes him to fly with him. This video shows how the hawk flights alongside, landing on his hand and staying there, enjoying the ride until he decides to go away again. » 11/11/11 12:40pm 11/11/11 12:40pm

It's Like Flying Really Really Close to the Ground

If you've always wanted to fly but were scared of hang gliding and paragliding and skydiving and base jumping, don't worry! You can "fly" really close to the ground with this StreetFlyer. It's like suspending yourself on a gigantic tricycle. » 2/02/11 5:20pm 2/02/11 5:20pm