Paragliding

Outdoor Explorer producer Monica Gokey gets ready for take-off.
Outdoor Explorer producer Monica Gokey gets ready for take-off.

The dream of personal flight is pretty basic. Probably everyone has imagined flying like a bird at one time or another. But these days, you can do more than dream. Paragliding makes soaring up in the sky into a regular weekend activity. On the next Outdoor Explorer, we’re going to learn about what paragliding feels like, how you do it safely, and ways to gain entry into the sport.

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HOST: Charles Wohlforth

GUESTS: 

  • Steve Carr, longtime paragliding enthusiast and expert
  • Bob French, Arctic Air Walkers paragliding club

LINKS:

BROADCAST: Thursday, July 23, 2015, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. AKDT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Thursday, July 23, 2015, 9:00 – 10:00 p.m. AKDT

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