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2020 – The Never Beginning Summer?

Hi everyone! Covid 19. The Corona Virus. It seems it’s all we hear about these days. We are, like so many other small businesses temporarily closed because of its consequences. It’s a bummer, but it has been the right thing to do considering so many unknowns. Not to fear though. We ARE going to get [...]

By |2020-05-08T08:07:04-07:00May 7th, 2020|News, Training, Paragliding, Certifications|0 Comments


Our time in Costa Rica is coming to an end for this winter season. We'll actually be returning to the Pacific Northwest on the first day of spring! Looking forward to getting everything lined up and heading back out to the beach to start our 2019 training season as early as the third week of [...]

By |2019-04-05T09:31:28-07:00April 5th, 2019|News, Paragliding, Tours|0 Comments


A 'pay-out' style winch is typically mounted in either a truck or a boat, with the pilot setting up about 50' downwind. As the vehicle begins driving/moving, the pilots waits for that first 'tension' signal to inflate his/her glider. As the glider comes over the pilots head, the line tension is then further increased to [...]

By |2019-04-05T09:03:47-07:00April 5th, 2019|Towing|0 Comments


Is it time for you to Discover Paragliding in 2019?!? Travel season is over and we're just a few weeks from the official season start for 2019! We'll be starting classes on May 3rd training Friday-Sunday for a couple of weeks, moving to Thursday to Sunday by the middle of the month. Ping us by [...]

By |2019-04-05T10:07:41-07:00April 5th, 2019|Training, Paragliding|0 Comments


Maren, a native of northern Germany, first came to the Northwest in 1997. Already a beginning paraglider pilot, she had read about the great paragliding opportunities here, and with a conveniently timed job opportunity, jumped at the chance to come to Portland for a year and fly our local sites. Nine months into her stay, [...]

By |2020-05-12T13:35:38-07:00August 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments


A Dream of Flight. An Aircraft 'Discovered'. In June of 1992, Brad first 'discovered paragliding' and became immediately and completely obsessed with this crazy new sport. He began working for his then instructor in 1993, and by 1994 had started 'Paradventures!' with the intent of soon forming his own school. It became almost immediately apparent, [...]

By |2020-02-24T04:11:41-08:00June 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments


Let the team at Discover Paragliding make your dreams of flight a reality! Their Master Rated 'Couple of Instructors' form a world class team that can take you from that very first day to heights yet only imagined. Whether it's a scenic tandem flight, an extended instructional experience, or even touring foreign lands, we'll be [...]

By |2020-02-24T04:11:59-08:00March 17th, 2016|Others, News, Paragliding|0 Comments

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