X-Lakes 2021

Back in October 2020 I was unashamedly badgering Jocky Sanderson to register on next year’s X-Lakes Hike and Fly race. I was only months away from finishing the previous race in August and still buzzing from the whole experience. After a few weeks of no response I eventually received an Read more…

X-Scotia 2021

X-Scotia 2021 After more than 13 years absent, the X-Scotia Hike and Fly race was resurrected as an informal get together of like minded Paraglider pilots in the Highlands of Scotland. Little did the organisers know that these events are exploding in popularity and, much to my delight and surprise, Read more…

Normalisation of Deviance

Normalisation of Deviance

Really enjoyed this article by Lesley Gale (editor of Skydive Mag) explaining the normalisation of bad habits and how these can filter into your everyday routines. https://www.smallteaser.com/@lesleygale/normalization-of-deviance-beware I had the pleasure of being trained by some very good skydiving instructors at a very safety conscience club, and during my student Read more…

Chrigel Maurer

What does Chrigel know?

Having spent many hours of my Swiss holiday watching the Live Tracking on the Red Bull X-Alps, and driving my family mad with constant updates on progress, it was great to see that Gavin McClurg has now interviewed the five times winner of this insane event, Chrigel Maurer. I’ve done Read more…