Friday, 19 December 2014

First Paragliding World Cup in Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh in 2015


    After Hosting the Paragliding Pre-World Cup Successfully last year, Himachal Pradesh is now gearing up to host the 2015 paragliding World Cup. The tournament will be organised under the aegis of the Paragliding World Cup Association, France.

    The World Cup will be held from October 24 in Bir Billing, Kangra district in which around 150 top ranked pilots of the world would participate besides 500 free flying pilots.

Pre-world cup

    Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma, who is also Chairman of the Billing Paragliding Association said that the State had been given an opportunity to organise this event by the Paragliding World Cup Association keeping in view the successful organisation of the pre-world cup last year.
Sharma said that different kinds of activities would be organised to add attraction to the competition, which includes acrow show in air and hot ballooning.

     He said that live trekking system facility would be introduced during the event to ensure safety of the pilots and it would also help in rescue operations in case of any emergency. PTI

2015 World Cup - India : Bir

Flying site: Bir
Type : World Class - World Cup Tour
Country: India
Origin Level: Not yet defined
Meet Director: Debu Choudhury
General Organiser: Billing Paragliding Association
Season: 2015
Registration limit: Friday, 24 July

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