PARAGLIDES are set to soar into the sky for the first time since the first of the sport’s major disasters in 2010.
Paraglider pilot Nicky Haldane will become the first to jump from the top of a parachute and land safely.
He made history with his attempt to land safely after parachuting from the Paraglskirk in Perth, Western Australia, in June 2010.
Mr Haldanes family is hoping to take his jump today.
“I’m not going to give up and I’m not giving up my dream,” he said.
“We’re just going to get out of here and do it.”
There’s no doubt in my mind that we’re going to do it.
“Paraglskiing is an art form in which parachutists jump from a helicopter into the air, usually in a short span of seconds.”
Parachutes will not be available for use in the event, which is expected to take place on the same day as the annual Paraglan event in Perth.”
It is a great thrill, a great adrenaline rush.”
Parachutes will not be available for use in the event, which is expected to take place on the same day as the annual Paraglan event in Perth.
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