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Meteorology in paragliding

Understanding weather forecast is crucial for all pilots. The idea of this video is to help students with one of the biggest issues they face when they start their paragliding course, through visualizing meteorology concepts. We suggest you watch this video before or while reading a meteorology book. Obviously, this video does not explain everything, but it can be very helpful to fully understand the books’ content.

The Flying Island: La Palma

Promotur Turismo de Canarias aims to include paragliding in the existing offer of extreme sports linked to nature and good weather. To achieve this objective it is promoting the "The Flying Islands" project, starring paragliding world champions who show how the weather conditions of the Islands are perfect to practice it throughout the year, thus becoming an alternative destination for hundreds of paragliders who for other places where they can enjoy their passion during the cold winter months.