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December in Valle de Bravo

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It's been almost a month since I arrived in Valle de Bravo this year. The opportunity to take stock. And write in the first person. Doubts and scruples ...

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Big flights in November already !

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December 1, 2021: It's been 15 days since I arrived. State of play. Getting to know the Supair Savage. Last year I did some guidance for a...

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Mexican Slang : No manches güey !

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Mexican Spanish is relatively easy to understand, perhaps even easier than Spanish, but it has its own particularities (Mexicanisms). Here is a selection of typical mexican slang that you will come across during your paragliding trip.

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Why and how should you keep a paragliding logbook ?

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A paragliding logbook : What's the point ? During your paragliding career, you must fill out your first flights in your paragliding logbook. Only 4 pages are dedicated to ...

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Paragliding buying guide

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That's it you are hooked, you have done two paragliding courses (minimum recommended), we can finally think of getting equipped to fly. Which paraglider to choose? How to decide ...

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Wing load

To fully understand the wing loading, I often ask this question when I discuss the mechanics of paragliding flight: Obelix and Asterix fly under the same paraglider wing ...

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Paragliding or hang-gliding?

Choose paragliding or hang-gliding? They are both similar and different. Paragliding and hang-gliding are two “PUL” (ultra light gliders). That is to say that they are ...

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Landing precision: the stationary point

How do I determine the correct height for the final approach? How do you know if you will succeed in passing a ridge or an obstacle? These are the recurring questions of ...

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Valle de bravo in hang-gliding

Here is a nice tour of the jar, carried out in March 2021 in hang-gliding since take-off from Valle de Bravo in Mexico. A beautiful ceiling above takeoff, then I ...

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