Tandem Paragliding with Parents

Tandem Paragliding with Parents

Mr. Fool’s parents came out from Pennsylvania to sunny California to visit, and he took them tandem paragliding.  For years, they watched Mr. Fool’s progress as he learn to paraglide and wondered what it would be like to fly. A few weeks ago, they finally got to find out. Checkout Mr. Fool’s parents’ first tandem paragliding flights: **Disclaimer: Paragliding is a dangerous sport that should only be done by qualified individuals with the proper training and licensing. If you happen to…

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Tandem Paragliding with Friends

Tandem Paragliding with Friends

When friends are in town, I offer to take them up for a tandem paragliding flight. A longtime friend of mine was visiting from Canada and jumped at the chance. So we headed out to San Bernardino and soared around for a good 45 min. The weather was decent for the time of year, but we were not able to get much over a thousand feet above launch. Still a fun day! Checkout the Tandem Flight **Disclaimer: Paragliding is a dangerous…

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Paragliding: Discovering Flight

Paragliding: Discovering Flight

This story brought to you by Mr. Fool A Chance Encounter It all started one summer day in Malibu, CA, circa 2009. While rock climbing with friends, I met a solo climber, Steve, who ended up joining our group for the day. That evening, before we parted ways, our new friend put forth an offer: free tandem paragliding flights as a thank-you for our kindness. At the time, I had zero knowledge of the sport. I didn’t even know what…

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