Veteran paragliders Will Gadd and Gavin McClurg attempt to complete the first paragliding traverse of the Rocky Mountains range, North America‘s most iconic and wildest region. The 1,200km trek will be a world record flight if they make it.
Gavin McClurg and Dave Turner take on the challenge of paragliding across the nearly 700km of the Alaska Range. Facing harsh weather, freezing temperatures and even starvation, it’s the most extreme vol-biv expedition ever attempted.
Red Bull X-Alps is a two-week competition where pilots journey from Austria to Monaco by hiking up and flying over the Alps. From its humble beginnings to the 2013 event, this is the story of the most extreme endurance race in the world.
Get the full recap from another incredible year of Red Bull X-Alps where athletes hike and fly over 1,000km from the mountains to the Mediterranean Sea.
Higher Ground – Paragliding in the Himalayas
Thomas de Dorlodot and Horacio Llorens journeyed for a personal adventure across the Himalayan mountains. They covered roughly 350km and became the very first paragliders to fly over Rohtang Pass.
Dare to Soar: Flying With Condors
After seeing the magnificent Andean condor ride thermal winds from the sea to the peaks of the Andes, paragliders Hernán Pitocco and Horacio Llorens try to follow the birds on their 3,000km ascent. However, sometimes flying high means falling hard.
Combining the fastest elements of both skiing and paragliding, speedriding is one of the most exciting winter sports in the world. Jon Devore and some of the most accomplished athletes in the sport want to tackle the ‘unrideable’ giants of Alaska.