People often ask, “How safe is paragliding?” The best answer is: as safe as you make it. Any experienced pilot will tell you that the most important safety factor in paragliding is not wind, air pressure, or visibility. In fact, it’s not any external factor. The most important factor is the paraglider’s own attitude and preparedness.
A student with the right attitude will do far better in the long run than someone who happens to pick up the sport easily at the outset. Plus, remember that if your are a beginner learning to paraglide, you will have the choice to start out flying tandem with an experienced paragliding instructor who knows how to paraglide safely.
So here are 4 facts about paragliding safety you may not know. Hopefully they will put in the right mindset for a safe and fun adventure!
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