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hang-glider

an unpowered aircraft consisting of a large cloth wing stretched over a light framework from which the pilot hangs in a harness, using a horizontal bar to control the flight
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Or maybe he could hang-glide out of his cell with it strapped to his back."
"Some of us like hang-gliding, too, but you don't hang-glide off of El Capitan in Yosemite," he says.
He then learned to hang-glide so he could fly with the wild birds he normally worked with on the ground.
Falconer Jonathan Marshall, 35,from Southport, learned to hang-glide so he could realise his dream of flying with the wild birds he normally worked with on the ground.
Members of the DSC were the first to hang-glide off Kilimanjaro, the first to ski downhill on a Louis XV dining suite, a lavatory and a baby grand piano and the first to cross the Channel in an inflatable kangaroo.
He wanted to become professional and hang-glide full-time but sponsorship was a problem.
It can be a complete bore for those involved with people who hang-glide but are not involved in the sport themselves.
Or you can leap off the spectacular rock formation of the Grand Canyon and hang-glide down.
This bird comes between the light and your reading, hang-glides in the corner of your eye, a pirate
AIRBORNE: Jonathan hang-glides with his bird; FRIENDS: Jonathan Marshall with Ruby the Harris hawk
Tweety does his best to oblige and, with Sylvester hot on his trail, he hang-glides, rollerblades and snowboards his way around the world.