It’s a singularly Sun Valley sight to behold: brightly colored sails from which riders dangle by nearly invisible cords, circling, dipping and flying over Bald Mountain. The sport of paragliding is hugely popular here and for good reason. “Flights” are serviced by fast and comfortable transportation (a.k.a the River Run gondola and Christmas chair lift), the instructors are pros and the scenery is simply unbeatable. Paragliding is an adventure sport where the pilot sits in a harness beneath a large fabric wing. Thermals and other aerodynamic forces, as well as pilot preferences, determine the...
2014 Olympic Gold Medalist - Women's Halfpipe
Sun Valley, ID
Where did you learn to ski/ride?
The North Face, GNU, Smith, Sun Valley, Nooka, US Snowboarding, The House, Vitamin Water, Sprint.