Filip Flisar prepares for Red Bull Kronplatz Cross 2013

The second part of this season was kind of hot & cold. There was no continuity. After I got over the bronchitis and Andreas Matt jumping on my back, we headed straight to Les Contamines. It was a good race. I was healthy and got second place. The following race was in Megeve, where the…

The Human Slingshot – High Altitude Paragliding

Gravity acts as a kind of shackle that holds you to the ground. Being up there is actually sheer bliss. This is a project that started almost a year ago, when we had this idea of making a slingshot, which is a combination of acrobatic paragliding, which is our thing, and free fall. And also,…

Hiking, Skiing, and Speed Riding in the Italian Alps

Speed riding is a mix of flying and skiing. The way I try to practice speed riding is using the wing as little as possible to be able to ski in places that otherwise I could not reach. The trilogy of the 4,000 meters started last year. I took part in Red Bull X-Alps and…

Amazing Aerobatic Glider Tricks w/ Luca Bertossio

On the glider almost everything depends on the pilot, without any filters. The glider is born to fly in a perfect way. It can do it, ideally, but it’s up to the pilot to achive that elevation. The glider is a flying machine that transmits you the speed by the sound it simply makes. It…