Adventures

Soaring: Being Truly Free

Free Flight: The Allure of Being Truly Free Ever since I started flying with a motor I have had some level of curiosity about what it would be like to fly without one; If not for the challenge, then just to see what the experience would be all about. And I would find myself asking "What is the attraction...

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First Mountain Soaring Experience

The other day Mike and I were soaring a local mountain here in eastern Fresno County. It's not huge by any means, but it was close to the TLZ (takeoff landing zone) we were using that day. So, "How could we pass it up!" we asked ourselves! Mike is an experienced pilot and has been flying PPG for close...

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Two Epic Flights in Two days

In the last week or so we have flown two cross country flights both of which were epic. I am following Mike in this first shot. A Sony Nex-7 and 18-200mm lens was used to make the capture. The focal length was maxed out at 200mm, which, on the Nex-7's cropped sensor equates to 300mm of zoom. I am actually...

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Roaming the Fields

Roaming is One of the Biggest Reasons We Do This I had a phenomenal evening flight and wanted to share some GoPro pix I captured along the way. I let my heart decide how long to stay out as the temps were hovering right around 75F the whole time. All in all I was up for and hour and a half but it seemed...

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PPG Meetup – March 26th, 2012

We had a great PPG meetup this week. Kyle, Mike, Larry and his daughter Amanda, Zack, and myself all made it. Zack and Amanda are Mike's students and both had lessons with Mike while we were there. Make sure to check out Mike's awesome new video, "Zack Brown Goes Paragliding" below :) The weather cooperated...

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