Aerial Sports

Parahawking Is the Closest You Can Get to Being a Bird

Parahawking Is the Closest You Can Get to Being a Bird

Paragliding high above a beautiful landscape is already a bucket list item, but doing it alongside an Egyptian vulture might bump it up to the top of the list. Pioneered by Scott Mason, who has been training birds since he was ten, parahawking consists of a trained vulture or hawk guiding a paraglider through thermals or air pockets in the sky for long, bird-like flights.

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