Sierra Paragliding’s Founder, Dave Turner, Has Been Chosen To Compete In The 2015 Red Bull X-Alps Adventure Race!

  Great news- I will be competing in the 2015 Red Bull X-Alps race across Europe this year, as I have been chosen as one of the two ‘Wildcard’ athletes elected by

Be Safe Out Here! A call for better safety practices….

Pilots please read: A dangerous pattern keeps emerging from our flying community out here in the Sierra. We are having more and more new pilots coming to the scene, and someone is

Ridge Soaring & Thermal Flying at Plaskett Creek, Big Sur Coast of California. Ozone R11 and LM5 paragliders (VIDEO)

This video is from this spring’s club flying trip to the Big Sur coast, put on by the Santa Barbara Soaring Association. I had a lot of fun with great friends during

McGee Tandemonium with Preston & Elana (VIDEO)

Making a tandem flight with Elana, and Preston follows along on his wing as well. We took off from the top of Mt McGee, which is one of the Sierra’s best launches.

Cross Country Magazine Ran An Article On My Adventures This Summer

    Here is an article that XC Magazine ran this summer about my flying adventures from this season. Click on it to enlarge, enjoy!          

The ”Over The Alps & Back 2014” Trip Report Is Finished!

The trip report for the 2014 double vol-biv traverse of the Alps is finally complete! Click here for the full report  

Descending from McGee On The R11- Wingovers & Ground Spiral (VIDEO)

Here is a short clip of some wing-overs and a ground spiral on my R11 X-Alps wing (lightweight). Fun times at Mt McGee!

The Alps Trip Was A Total Success!!! Nice to Slovenia to Nice, Yes!!

We are back in the U.S. after an amazing summer in the Alps, spent flying across the mountain range and back without any support or assistance of any kind! It took me

Alps Update June 27th- On Our Way Back From Slovenia Now!

Great news- I have made it to Slovenia and around Triglav, and now I am in Kobarid to meet up with Tawny today. She is bringing our new Ozone Mag2Lite with her

UPDATE- The Alps trip is going super well!!

  Hi guys! I’m currently out on a vol biv trip in the Alps, and wanted to share my trip with the flying community. I started out in Nice eight days ago,