paraglider

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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.

Translations
varjoliidinvarjoliitäjä

paraglider

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

paraglider

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

paraglider

n
(= person)Paraglider(in) m(f)
(= object)Paraglider m
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Superwoman - actually there's a cool person I learnt about at school who paraglides and broke her back but I can't remember her name.
The 2012 film line-up is inspiring with lots of unique and different films; including a film that captures the isolation, fear, doubt and near-death of three climbers as they attempt a first winter ascent on a 8000-metre peak in Pakistan, a film that follows three kayakers on an expedition down some of the most dangerous and inaccessible rivers in the heart of war-torn Africa when tragedy strikes, a film about a Sherpa who paraglides off the top of Everest with very little paragliding experience (setting a new world record) .
I've known Nick for a few years and was happy to help when he said he wanted to make a film," added Mark, who paraglides off Carlton Bank and competes in events across the country - without Sparky.