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Updated December 16th, 2023 at 16:11 IST

VIRAL | Punjab man performs paragliding on E-scooter in Himachal Pradesh

Paraglider Harsh from Punjab made history as he executed the first-ever paragliding attempt from this tourist site.

Manasvi Asthana
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In an intriguing video from Himachal Pradesh, a captivating video surfaced, revealing a paraglider soaring through the air while attached to an electric two-wheeler. The peculiar sight drew the gaze of locals, prompting them to capture the moment on their mobile phones and share it on social media, where it quickly gained viral attention.

To ensure a smooth flight, the paraglider had taken the unconventional step of removing the two-wheeler's battery, reducing overall weight and mitigating potential issues. This extraordinary incident unfolded in Bandla Dhar, a renowned tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh. 

Paraglider Harsh from Punjab made history as he executed the first-ever paragliding attempt from this tourist site. Following the successful completion of the flight, Harsh expressed his excitement, asserting that this marks a groundbreaking moment as it might be the first instance of someone sitting on a two-wheeler during a paragliding adventure. 

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Bandla Dhar stands as one of the world's three premier acro paragliding sites. Acro paragliding, characterized by performing dynamic and acrobatic maneuvers in the air, encompasses thrilling actions such as loops, turns, wingovers, and infinity tumbling.

Paragliding, an exhilarating adventure sport, enables participants to gracefully glide through the sky using a parachute-like wing that catches wind currents. Pilots take off from elevated locations, utilizing rising air currents to ascend and maneuver through the expansive skies. The sport's accessibility is heightened by the simplicity of the equipment, coupled with the liberating sense of freedom it offers, making paragliding an inclusive and diverse activity.

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Mastering the art of paragliding requires skillful control and a deep understanding of meteorological conditions, allowing pilots to formulate effective strategies. This thrilling adventure sport caters to the desires of adrenaline-seeking enthusiasts, offering an exhilarating experience as they navigate the skies with precision and expertise.

 

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Published December 16th, 2023 at 16:08 IST

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