Looks like a ball to me.
This is a discussion on I know everyone has their hobbies but I think my friend is crazy!!!!! within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Really good friend of mine Power Paragliding. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hM23E...e=mfu_in_order...
Really good friend of mine Power Paragliding.
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Looks like fun! I'll personally stick to shooting pool, baseball games and such. I cant so much as think of going on a ride at a fair lol sucks not being young(er) anymore.
I don't like amusement rides either, they shake your guts around too much.
That looks like great fun and yes I would be willing to try it.
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After spending may years hundreds to over a thousand feet up with nothing but a rope, a parachute would be a step up.
I've flown ultralights, but never a parachute with a 'fan' on one's back...not stable enough for me, but it does look like a lot of fun.
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I've seen paragliding up close, it looks like great fun.
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I used to do quite a bit of paragliding when I lived in California. I never tried the motorized, it always seemed too noisy. I ababsolutely loved it. It's much safer than you would think, as long as you don't get stupid. Without the motor it's amazingly peaceful.
There's a small grass strip airport not far from me where there is a bunch of those things. I got back into skydiving this year, after not having jumped for 12, and those buggers really make you keep your eyes open when you are under canopy. Sometimes there will be five in the air at one time, all hovering around the airport until they get adventurous enough to leave the safety of the nearby runway, lol.
That looks like a ton of fun. Not crazy at all. Come follow me down some of the narrow steep chutes we ski....tell me how crazy paragliding seems after that
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