header
Activity Holidays    Advertise Here    Login    Links    Contact Us    Site Map
paper_top

 





Subscribe in NewsGator Online

Making life a holiday with interesting vacation and adventure ideas.

Tales from here and there about this and that.




Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Speed Riding 

Speed riding is a mix of skiing and paragliding, a bit like kiteboarding on snow. It was popularised by a group of French paragliders and is said to be the fastest way to get down a mountain, at least in one piece.

It still seems like a pretty extreme way to get an adrenaline rush though. World champion Liox Jean-Albert, saw in the new year at a New Zealand Hospital after crashing at Treble Cone a few days earlier. He had been hoping to compete in the New Zealand Airgames.

You can see a video of speed riding on New Zealand's TV3 news page.

Labels: , , ,




Share on Facebook

0 comments

0 Comments:

Post a Comment



Powered by FeedBlitz
Remember, you must register with them (it's free) in order to receive emails.

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

Blogarama - The Blog Directory

Add to Technorati Favorites

paper_right
bottom