Have you dreamed of piloting your own aircraft? If so, hang gliding can be an inexpensive and enjoyable way to make that dream a reality. Hang gliding grew in popularity throughout the mid 1900s, but during the 1980s it became a hit worldwide. Hang gliding continues to be a popular recreational event, and has become a competitive sport as well.
Hang gliders have a large wing and usually an aluminum frame. The pilot is then attached to the wing via a harness. To get going, you launch yourself by foot off of a high point. You then steer by shifting your body weight. Hang gliding is popular in beach areas, where many people hang glide off of large sand dunes. California hang gliding is an excellent choice for beginners and experts alike, due to the beautiful scenery and ideal weather locations.
The Date Activity
Hang gliding can make for a really interesting date and can lead to a long term hobby for the two of you. Because hang gliding involves some skill, you must take lessons and become trained in how to properly fly the hang glider and how to keep yourself safe.
For a couple who looking for something they can enjoy together, but also enjoy apart, hang gliding makes an ideal choice. You can enjoy it on vacations or even on a regular basis if you live in an area where hang gliding is possible. Because you need to train before you head out, hang gliding is best when planned after you two have gotten to know each other a bit.
On Your Own / With Friends
Hang gliding also makes an ideal sport to share with family and friends. You can often get a discount a hang gliding lesson if you go with a larger group. Hang gliding is such a unique sport that you and your friends will really bond having this hobby in common.
Because it can be done in a number of locations, you will be able to take your love of hang gliding with you when you travel on vacation or to visit other family members. Once you and your friends have learned the basics, there is no end to the amount of fun you can have while hang gliding together.