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I have stayed in a lot of places in my time on this Earth, moving around more than a teenage orphan with behavioral issues and a penchant for substance abuse. The abodes I have aboded in range from a sleeping bag on wooden boards in the freezing Himalayan...

So I like to be thrifty and save money where I can. I also like paramotoring and new toys, and I have a lot of time on my hands since busting my foot. So I decided to do some arts and crafts and make the...

My second powered paragliding flight back in the USA was without a doubt a doozy with some fairly intense turbulence. It also marked my twentieth flight which when I look back over how hard it was to get to this point, makes me fairly proud of...

When I think of Mongolia I think wide open spaces, cold weather, horses and huts / Yurts. For some reason almost everyone knows what a Yurt is, in case you don't though, it is a mobile hut thingy that nomadic Mongolians live in, glad I could...

I'm a cowboy, and on a steel horse I ride. That horses name is Senor Squeek and she is a Transgender Nissan Pathfinder. My cowboy credentials although limited, are I believe enough to warrant my making up the completely original first line of this post. Just what...

Back in the USA for the first time after my training here just over nine months ago and I had my first Powered Paragliding flight in an amazing location, the Jean Dry Lake Bed outside of Las Vegas. I put together what I think is...

I love the outdoors, which may come as a shock because most of you know how much I love all the things that happen indoors! I mean, what's not to love? How could any modern human being not want to sit on a big comfy...

[fb_button] Prepare yourself for a spectacular schmorgasboard of photographs, this is the Grand Canyon!! *but first a bit of background, enjoy...

Here we are two days out from jumping back in the car and hitting the road again. It is a funny old life this one we lead. There is a strangeness to living in a place almost long enough to call it home, and then...

What is it like to watch a sunset over the ocean from seventeen hundred feet in the air while sitting on your own private swing? Watch the video to find out and then have a read about an amazing day. After two weeks without any Powered Paragliding because...

A lot of people think I am a little crazy for one reason or another, not crazy like I am going to chop you into little pieces and maybe have a taste crazy, just crazy like "He did whaaaaat now?" crazy. I don't think myself crazy at...

Feel like chilling out to some super smooth timelapse and slow motion kiting during the sunset over the Mexican Ocean with Xavier Rudd singing "Follow the sun"? Well you have come to the right place. I have made a short video of my kiting yesterday at sunset...

Paramotoring is not all about flying, there is also a lot of ground work required if you want your launches and landings to be as pain free and even fun as possible. And the best way to practice Paramotor launches is by kiting your paraglider....

It had been about a week since I had flown, and I was starting to get that feeling again, you know the one I mean, the one that says "You should really be doing such and such". I still struggle with this sometimes. The feeling that there are...

I feel like going into the ALS ice bucket challenge I may have had an unfair advantage. Being that my body temperature sits somewhere in the high billions of degrees, I am, or at least thought I was a little more immune to the effects of...

Making a change and allowing yourself to reach beyond an ordinary life opens up a miraculous world of entirely new possibilities which you could never imagine without taking that initial leap of faith. Although this miraculous-ness has made itself known in my life since the early...

I flew again! (I never cease to be amazed at that statement), and here for your amusement are the fruits of my labor, and by labor I mean fun times! I have put together a little video of my Paramotoring adventure in Mexico yesterday (it even has a...

As if to prove that I very often need to learn my life lessons more than once, today the Mexican sun burned the living shit out of me and quietly murmured in my ear (use a Mexican accent when you read this), "Ha, ju stupido Gringo,...