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Austrian woman got tangled in lie about paragliding into a tree

Salzberg - A 34-year-old woman wasn't thinking ahead when she made an excuse to get out of a business meeting, as it led to a full-scale alpine search and rescue operation, for an accident that hadn't actually happened.

Two Canadians first to climb treacherous Horseshoe Falls ice wall

There's something about winter that brings out the courage, and brazen competitive foolishness, of Canadians. They show it in hockey, on skis and in climbing ice walls. Yes, Canadians Will Gadd and Sarah Hueniken climbed a wall of ice.

Parahawking- The new sensation

Para-hawking is the new eccentric sensation created by Scott Mason in 2001, in Nepal, after falling in love with falconry and para-gliding.

Video of man paragliding with trained hawk goes viral

Pokhara - A video showcasing the sport of 'parahawking,' which combines paragliding with falconry, continues to awe viewers with spectacular scenery and magnificent footage of a hawk landing on the outstretched arm of the paragliders in flight.

Video: Paraglider collides with vultures mid-air over Himalayas

A Russian adventurer on a maiden paragliding trip over the east Himalayan Mountains came very close to filming his own demise when he collided with two vultures in mid-air. The frightening encounter was filmed by the paraglider's helmet-cam.

The Alps offer a surprising variety of holiday activities

MUNICH (dpa) - For many tourists, a mountain holiday turns into a test of personal endurance limits - three peaks in eight hours and the stamps from as many new lodges as possible in their hiking-pass in the evening. But others are content only to s...

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Paraglider strikes birds over Himalayas
Paraglider strikes birds over Himalayas
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Paragliding with an Egyptian Vulture in Nepal.
Paragliding with an Egyptian Vulture in Nepal.
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Paragliding over Castillo de Loarre  Huesca  Spain.
Paragliding over Castillo de Loarre, Huesca, Spain.
Tandem parahawking in Nepal.
Tandem parahawking in Nepal.
File photo: Paragliding on the Gaisberg mountain in Austria.
File photo: Paragliding on the Gaisberg mountain in Austria.

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