Powered Paragliding - What Goes Up ... Must Come Down
by John Black
(Colorado Springs, Co)
What goes up must come down!
This is me John Black 2 seconds into what should have been certain death. Fortunately for me I hit a power pole on the way to the ground and sustained a broken back. I am now flying again with little effects from the crash.
"What goes up...must come down. How you come down is another story" John Black 2008
(Webmaster's note: I hesitated before deciding to publish this powered paragliding pic, not wanting to put people off the sport. John, if you see this, please contact me via the About page on this site. Let's try and get a safety lesson out of it somehow, and add that here!
Everyone else - any comments on the pro's and cons of publishing this type of image / story?)