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Paragliding Forum - India is a web based forum. It is an initiative to bring the fast growing Indian paragliding community together.

Membership to this forum is open to all PG pilots, students, schools / clubs and adventure enthusiasts from around the globe. Though 'Indian Paragliding' will be the main focus of this forum, you are welcome to discuss paragliding in other parts of the world.

Disclaimer : Paragliding Forum - India is not an association / federation / club / society or institution in any form.

  3rd Asian Championship

Fun-Flying Beach Festival Goa 2012
PAI Summer Camp '12

PAI Safety & Thermalling Workshop with Jocky Sanderson

British Paragliding Championship 2011

Czech Gradient Open 2011

Skynomad Open 2011

PWC Turkey 2011

Piedrahita 2011

PAI PG Fest 2011

Paragliding Associatiion of India

Every Pilot Counts

Paragliding events in India

Goa Beach FestivalFun-Flying Beach Festival : Goa 2012
27 - 29 April 2012
Paragliding Association of India (PAI) and Goa Airsports Association hosted the Fun-Flying Beach Festival - Goa 2012. The festival was held at Anjuna Beach from 27-29 April 2012.

- Festival micro site

Summer camp 12PAI Summer Camp - Progression Clinic with Debu Choudhury
20 March - 05 April 2012
Paragliding Association of India (PAI) organized a a progression clinic in Bir-Billing, Himachal Pradesh between 20th March to 05 April 2012. Ace Indian PG pilot Debu Choudhury conducted this 6 day technical workshop which covered thermalling techniques and XC
- Summer Camp micro site

PAI Safety and Thermalling Workshop with Jocky SandersonPAI Safety and Thermalling Workshop with Jocky Sanderson
04-06 November 2011
'SIV Guru' Jocky Sanderson conducted a 3 day PAI Safety and Thermalling workshop. The workshop covered Safety and Thermalling course, video sessions and a lot more.
- Workshop micro site

Yelagiri Paragliding FestivalPAI PG Fest 2011
06-08 May 2011
The First PAI Paragliding Festival concluded at Kamshet, Mahrashtra. The event was a grand success with 60 participants from various parts of India taking part in this 3 day free-flying festival and Spot Landing Competition.
- Discussion thread
- PAI PG Fest 2011 Website

Yelagiri Paragliding FestivalYelagiri Paragliding Festival
27-29 August 2010
3rd year of Yelagir festival attracted many pilots from all over the country and other parts of the world.

Himalayan Odyssey Paragliding ExpeditionHimalayan Odyssey Paragliding Expedition
09 March 2010
A team of 7 pilots from USA, France, India, Austria and Spain are crossing the Himalayas in a bivouac expedition.
- Discussion thread
- Himalayan Odyssey Website

Pavagadh Paragliding FestivalPavagadh Paragliding Festival
03-07 February 2010
Pavagadh paragliding festival will kick off at the pilgrim hill station of Pavagadh near Vadodara, Gujarat. The four-day festival has been organised by ex-army man and sports enthusiast Captain Rajiv with the aim to not only survey the potential of the sport there, but to also explore whether Pavagadh can make it on paragliding map.
Discussion thread

Himalayan Paragliding Open 2009Himalayan Paragliding Open 2009
04-09 November 2009
Himalayan Paragliding Open 2009 - Pre World Cup / Indian Nationals 2009 is scheduled for 4 – 9 November 2009 at Bir-Billing, Himachal Pradesh.
Event discussion thread | Official Web Site

Yelagiri Paragliding FestivalYelagiri Paragliding Festival
11-13 September 2009
Organized by YASA and YPC.
Yelagiri is situated a few km East of Jolarpettai Junction, 20 km north east of Tiruppatur and 80 km south west of Vellore.

VagamonVagamon Paragliding Festival
September 2009
The paragliding festival at Vagamon is scheduled from 23 to 27th September 2009. More info at www.paraglidingkerala.com

sivSIV at Phangotha, Punjab
Feb-March 2009
PG Gurukul conducted SIV course in collaboration with Army Adventure Wing in Phangotha, Punjab.

Acro show in cochinAcro show at the Volvo Ocean Race Stopover
December 2008
Mathieu Rouanet demonstrated a mind blowing flying roadshow for a stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race and the Kerala Tourist Board.

Himalayan Pre World Cup 2008Himalayan Pre World Cup 2008
14 - 20 October 2008
Bir-Billing, Himachal Pradesh
Paragliding pre-world cup [FAI Category 2] organized by INDIAN pilots and sponsored by Himachal Tourism.

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13 August 2011
Debu Choudhury for finishing No. 3 at British Paragliding Championship at St. Jean de Montclar, France. Debu scored 1761 points and grabbed 3rd position against 133 competitors.
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06 August 2011
Gurpreet Dhindsa for finishing No. 10 at SkyNomad Open 2011 at Sopot, Bulgaria.
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31 July 2011
Debu Choudhury for finishing No. 16 at Paragliding World Cup 2011 at Bayramören, Turkey. Debu scored 4061 points and grabbed 16th position against 124 competitors.
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12 June 2010
Debu Choudhury for finishing No. 15 at British Paragliding Open Championship 2010 at Kobarid, Slovenia. Debu scored 4789 points and grabbed 15th position against 138 competitors.

10 May 2010
Team India finishes No. 3 at 2nd Asian Paragliding Championship at Nishiawa, Japan

02 September 2009
Gurpreet Dhindsa bagsNo. 3 position at '2009 CIS Open' at Kazakhstan.

26 August 2009
Gurpreet Dhindsa wins No. 1 position at 'Kazakhstan Open Championship'.

17 August 2009
Gurpreet Dhindsa earned No.2 position (overall) at Turkish Pre-PWC Bayramören & 2009 Turkish National Championship.

23 July 2009
Dilip Kotecha came 1st in serial class, 7th overall at At PWC Serbia.

Top 10 Paragliding Pilots in India
1 Debu Choudhury Debu Choudhury
2 Gurpreet Dhindsa Gurpreet Dhindsa
3 Vijay Soni Vijay Soni
4 Adie Kumar Adie Kumar
5 Dilip Kotecha Dilip Kotecha
6 Sanjay Pendurkar Sanjay Pendurkar
7 Pilot Arvind Paul
8 Pilot Raj Kumar Thakur
9 Raj Kumar Raj Kumar
10 Jyoti Thakur Jyoti Thakur
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Paragliding sites in India
1. Bir-Billing, Himachal Pradesh
2. Manali, Himachal Pradesh

North East
1. Gangtok, Sikkim (Baliman Dara, Bulbulay Dara)
2. Chakung, West Sikkim

1. Kamshet (Tower Hill, Shelar Site, Shinde tekdi, Pavna Dam site)
2. Panchgani (Sydney point, Harrsion Folley)
3. Goa (Arambol, Anjuna)
4. Pavagadh, Saputara (Gujarat)


1. Bangalore (Nandi Hills)
2. Kerala (Vagamon, Munnar)
3. Tamil Nadu (Yelagiri)

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