Paragliding and paramotoring

Paragliding and paramotoring is where you sit beneath a parachute type fabric wing and float around on the wind and thermals. Paramotoring is where you have a big fan behind you to propel you forwards.

Skills – Strength: 5, Balance: 3, Flexibility: 3, Agility: 4, Coordination: 8
Time needed: 1-2 hours, Cost to try: £50

Paragliding is a recreational and competitive flying sport. A paraglider is a free-flying, foot-launched aircraft. The pilot sits in a harness suspended below a fabric wing, whose shape is formed by its suspension lines and the pressure of air entering vents in the front of the wing.




Video of paramotoring racing

Paramotoring is where you have a large fan motor behind you that propels you forward. This gives you more directional control.

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