Jean-Baptiste Chandelier – Extreme Paragliding
Paragliding – What is It?
Paragliding is the recreational and competitive adventure sport of flying paragliders: lightweight, free-flying, foot-launched glider aircraft with no rigid primary structure. The pilot sits in a harness suspended below a fabric wing comprising a large number of interconnected baffled cells. – Wikipedia
Paragliding is now an extreme sport of growing popularity with almost unbelievable maneuvers that take your breath away.
Jean-Baptiste Chandelier is at the forefront of this sport and he is also a knowledgeable HD videographer.
This combination has produced some viral YouTube footage.
Check out the HD YouTube video titled “Touch” below and be captivated by its visual effect as well as the skill and daring of the paraglider.
The glider pilot is Jean-Baptiste Chandelier. His website gives this summary about him.
- NAME: Jean-Baptiste CHANDELIER
- DATE OF BIRTH: august 18, 1985
- PLACE OF RESIDENCE: France, Embrun city
- JOB : Professional paragliding pilot – Paragliding designer – Test pilot – Movie maker
- PARTNER : Adidas outdoor & Dudek paragliders
If you want to see more videos of his flights, “Google” his full name on YouTube or go to his website.
His website is at:
Jean-Baptiste Chandelier describes the site this way:
“In this website, I show my vision of flying. I have been a paragliding pilot since 2004 and my thing is the acro flight. Besides competition, my goal is to share the feeling of flight with my videos to make everyone dream of flying.”
Are you ready to put this on your bucket list?
I considered putting a much calmer two-person hang gliding flight on mine, but it hasn’t happened yet!
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