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par·a·glid·er

 (păr′ə-glī′dər)
n.
1. A recreational aircraft consisting of a large parafoil equipped with a harness from which a rider hangs while gliding from a height.
2. One who engages in paragliding.

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paraglider

[ˈpærəˌglaɪdəʳ] N
1. (= person) → parapentista mf
2. (= object) → parapente m
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paraglider

[ˈpærəglaɪdər] n
(= object) → parapente m
(= person) → parapentiste mf
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paraglider

n
(= person)Paraglider(in) m(f)
(= object)Paraglider m
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ISLAMABAD -- More than 100 local and foreign paragliders from 50 countries are expected to participate in a five-day Pakistan International Paragliding Cup-2019 Kashmir Tourism and Culture Festival scheduled to be held In Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) from September 27.
ISLAMABAD: More than 100 local and foreign paragliders from 50 countries are expected to participate in a five-day Pakistan International Paragliding Cup-2019 Kashmir Tourism and Culture Festival scheduled to be held In Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) from September 27.
Besides, he said, the gala would help promote tourism activities there and pave way for holding of such events in future.More than 100 local and foreign paragliders from 50 countries would participate in the event, he added.
Young paragliders complain about lack of facilities
Hill goers reported spotting a number of paragliders near Dumyat throughout the day and noted how the man injured in the accident had earlier been enjoying himself and was waving at people on the ground.
A number of foreign and domestic paragliders have swarmed the valley in the run-up to the Paragliding Pre World Cup to be held in Bir Billing from November 27.
The prosecutor's office in Macedonia said it has ordered that video and data from the paragliders' tracker systems are downloaded and post-mortem examinations performed.
"It's a popular site for paragliders. They launch off the edge.
Mr Phillips said: "It's a popular site for paragliders, they tend to set up in the car park and launch off the edge.
He said the police are investigating to establish whether the paragliders are adhering aviation regulations.
But by the time one of the paragliders arrived at the scene, Mr Blanchard was on a stretcher being tended to by paramedics.
A dramatic rescue operation was launched after fellow paragliders watched in horror as he hit the ridge.