Old School.....The Canadian-hgpghistory blog....

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Old School.....The Canadian-hgpghistory blog....

Postby Martin » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:53 am

For the Hang Glider pilots that are out there lamenting the past, Stewart Midwinter has launched a Canadian Hang Gliding and Paragliding history blog:

https://canadian-hgpghistory.blogspot.com/

Dig out the old photos and send him some short stories from those foggy old'n days!

Cheers

Martin

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Re: Old School.....The Canadian-hgpghistory blog....

Postby soaringman » Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:46 pm

Good stuff. Tod Mt lol

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Re: Old School.....The Canadian-hgpghistory blog....

Postby Tyler G » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:12 pm

Martin wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:53 am
For the Hang Glider pilots that are out there lamenting the past, Stewart Midwinter has launched a Canadian Hang Gliding and Paragliding history blog:

https://canadian-hgpghistory.blogspot.com/

Dig out the old photos and send him some short stories from those foggy old'n days!

Cheers

Martin

Also send them to me too, please. I started a similar initiative that includes both HG and PG locally out here on the coast.

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Re: Old School.....The Canadian-hgpghistory blog....

Postby Claudia » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:01 pm

Extensive summary of PNW paragliding history by Lowell Skoog. Although focused on Washington you will find a few familiar names. http://www.alpenglow.org/paragliding/hi ... ology.html

Article in Northwest Mountaineering Journal on early paragliding in the PNW
http://www.alpenglow.org/nwmj/07/071_Paragliding1.html


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