On Sunday, August 20th, Ozone R&D pilot Baptiste Lambert set a new World Record, flying a 350.53 km FAI triangle in Hautes-Alpes, France.
Following the Ozone Open was the US Open 2023, which was also held in Chelan. This year, the event saw six out of seven days of exceptional racing with diverse tasks. The victory went to Ozone's Russell Ogden, with Galen Kirkpatrick securing the win in the Women’s class.
The purpose of the Ozone Open in Chelan is to create a solid environment that enables learning, safety, competition, and allow newer competition pilots to flourish in a setting where all gliders are C class or lower.
Ozone Team Pilot, Felix Rodriguez has won the Spanish Championships 2023 in Pedro Bernardo, Spain.
The European Alps have delivered stellar conditions in recent weeks and some impressive distance flights have gone down.
The 16th edition of the Ozone Chabre Open has come to a close. Run by the team from Chabre Vol Libre in Laragne France...
The 2023 edition of the Red Bull X-Alps was the most thrilling race we’ve watched in years, with tight racing and some incredible records.
We would like to congratulate the new world champion, Maxime Pinot, who flew his Enzo 3 and Submarine combo to victory. Ozone test team member, Honorin Hamard, joined him on the podium in second place overall.
The last stop of the PWC in Pegalajar just finished after 6 valid tasks in solid conditions.
The Ozone and first edition of the Sports Racing Series in Krushevo has come to a close after 3 valid tasks.
Ozone R&D team pilot, Honorin Hamard was the overall winner followed by his team mate Baptiste Lambert in second and Alexander Schalber in third. All flying the Enzo 3 and Submarine combo.
Castelo’s truly stunning landscape with huge granite domes surrounded by mountains and waterfalls, makes it one of the most beautiful places to fly in the world. It’s complex aerology, thanks to the sea breeze, gives added interest, giving a technically challenging arial playground
On October 14, Ozone team pilot Marcella Uchoa (Enzo 3) set a new Women's World Record flying a declared-goal 457 km flight.
The PWCA Asian Tour in Mungyeong will give the best Asian pilots the chance to race against each other. Pilots will be participating from Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Malaysia, Mongolia, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam and of course, Korea.
Krzysztof Schmidt and Klaudia Bułgakow are the new Polish Champions , after finishing 2nd (overall) and 1st (women) in the last Polish Open celebrated In Krushevo, Macedonia.
This weekend we will be back in St Hilaire du Touvet, France, for the 49th annual Coupe Icare.
On July 8th, Igor Casu set a new Romanian distance record (345 Km) on his Enzo 3. Flying with Igor was Stelian Popescu who flew 341.5 km on his Alpina 2. Igor reports: “The first climb was consistent and turbulent,
The 16th FAI European Championship in Nis, Serbia, has concluded with six valid tasks. It was a hotly contested event flown in challenging conditions. During the last task, Ozone designer, Luc Armant, crossed the speed section 1 min and 36
The PWC in Krushevo, Macedonia has come to an end after seven valid tasks. Ozone team pilot,Baptiste Lambert, was the overall winner followed by his teammateCharles Cazauxin second. They flew the Enzo 3 & the Submarine. Third place went to
Paragliding World Cup, Krushevo, Macedonia 14th to 21st July 2022As we continue our celebration of thirty years of the Paragliding World Cup it is very befitting that we return to one of our favourite venues. The mountain resort of Krushevo
The 15th Ozone Chabre Open has come to a close after 4 fun days of flying. The Overall winner was Steve Montfort flying his Alpina 3. Steve also won a free entry by submitting the winning design for the competition
The third stop of the 2022 PWC in Clopotiva, Romania has come to an end after five valid tasks. Congrats to all the pilots and to the main winners: Joachim Oberhauser, Constance Mettetal and the OZONE Team. Joachim flew his
Ozone Team Pilot, Joachim Oberhauser has won the Italian Championships 2022 in Feltre, Italy. Joachim flew his Enzo 3 / Submarine and shared the podium with Denis Soverini (Enzo 3) and Christian Biasi (Enzo 3) in third. Italian Paragliding Team
“After second place in the French Championship and the trees, I had to bounce back and do a good competition at the Pre World Championship in Cœur de Savoie, especially for the mental. It's done, I won this last competition
The 4th Ozone Krushevo Open will take place from September 03-09, 2022. This competition is designed in the spirit and model of the Legendary Ozone Chabre Open, a stress-free paragliding cross-country competition with an emphasis on fun and learning through
Ozone Team Pilot, Rafa Saladini has just won his second consecutive Panamerican PG championship celebrated in Governador Valladares, Brazil. He reports: “I’m really thrilled to receive this gift of winning the panamerican twice in a row. 2020 and 2022. I’ve been training
Congratulations! Guinness World Records has just honoured Ozone Team pilot Benjamin Jordan with the title for the "Longest Journey by Unpowered Paraglider." Across 2835 km, Jordan traveled by paraglider, and foot when necessary, between Mexico and Canada, completing the first
Louis Tapper has set a new NZ out and back record flying from Long Gully up to the head of the Hunter Ridge, for a total of 183km. He reports: “The day was slow start, but really turned on as
After winning the British Open in Roldanillo, Ozone R&D pilot Honorin Hamard continued his momentum with a PWC win, flying the new Zeno 2. This World Cup win is a rather solid confirmation of the Zeno 2’s performance. Meryl Delferriere
“First competition flying the Zeno 2 and First win, this machine is amazing!” Honorin Hamard, Overall and serial class winner of the British Open in Roldanillo, Colombia. Congrats Hono!!! For full results: https://airtribune.com/bwo2022/blog Honorin and the Zeno 2 after crossing
The World Cup first ventured to Roldanillo in 2011, with pilots from 28 countries competing. It was such a great success that two Super Finals were then held there, in 2013 and 2018. We’re returning in 2022 with pilots from
As flying people know, life often reproduces the ups and downs we experience in the air. 2021 was another year of low saves and high climbs for Ozone. Our pilots swept up prizes on the competition scene, flew to the
On Saturday the 4th December, Ozone Team pilot Hernan Pitocco and our friend Marcos Rosenkjer set a new Argentinian Record, flying a 217.9 Km FAI triangle inPatagonia. Hernan reports: Tuesday November 30th I received an audio from Manu Canale informing
Russ Ogden, Honorin Hamard, and Luc Armant, all members of the Ozone R&D Team, have won the world championships in first, second, an third overall. They each flew the Enzo 3 with the new Submarine harness. Ozone Team pilot, Yael
Joachim is one of the very few pilots in the world who have won World Champion, European Champion, and National Champion titles. A longtime friend of Ozone, he is a charismatic and humble pilot who is always willing to share
From January 15th to 21st the First Ozone Colombia Open will be held in Pie de Chinche. Continuing the legacy of the Ozone Chabre Open, this is a fun and educational event for pilots looking to hone their XC skills
In 1991 Robbie Whittal was crowned the first ever Paragliding World Champion. We are therefore delighted to be able to celebrate thirty years of World Championships here in Argentina. This competition is particularly special as, even just a few weeks
The PWC in La Rioja, Argentina has come to an endafter four grueling tasks. French Pilot François Cormier (Enzo 3) was crowned a very worthy winner of the competition. He flew consistently well, always up with the leaders. He was
We got off to a flying start in Gemona, Italy in June, with an exciting 7-task competition. Followed by four tasks in Serbia, where some of the younger pilots proved that they are the new paragliding force to be reckoned
The most important race of the year, and of the last several years due to Covid cancellations, has just wrapped up in Disentis, Switzerland, with Ozone designer, Luc Armant, winning overall gold. Seiko Fukuoka Naville took the women’s gold medal
Congratulations to Luc Armant, Seiko Fukuoka Naville and the Ozone team, Winners of the Paragliding World Cup Superfinal !!! ???? Stay tuned for more news from Dissentis, Switzerland. Photo courtesy of Andy Busslinger / PWCA.org
The World Cup Superfinal is underway in Disentis, Switzerland, and three of our team pilots are flying a radical new harness design: The Submarine. Ozone designer, Luc Armant, shares, "The idea behind this project was to drastically reduce drag by
The long-awaited Paragliding World Cup Super Final will be held in Disentis, Switzerland, from the 7th to 18th of August, 2021. The first ever, Alpine Super Final will launch from the meadows above Disentis with stunning views of dramatic snowy
https://vimeo.com/581881181 Our friend and Team pilot, Nick Greece, launches his new flying series, “Sink Rate”.In this first episode, Nick breaks down the breakfast of paragliding champions before unpacking his new Delta 4. Bon appetite! Video by Lane Mathis
The 2021 Ozone Chelan Open is wrapped after 4 amazing tasks. This was an EN-C and below event with mentoring from some of the top comp pilots in the USA. Each day Nick Greece, Josh Cohn, Mitch Riley and Matthew
https://vimeo.com/577345980 The 3rd FAI Paragliding Aerobatic World Championships, in Trasaghis, Italy: Ozone team pilot, Horacio Llorens, and his cousin, Raul Rodriguez, won the gold medal in the synchronized category, and Horacio took silver in the solo category. Raul, the first
The second stop of the 2021 PWC in Kopaonik, Serbia has come to an end after four valid tasks. Ozone R&D pilot, Honorin Hamard reports: “The PWC in Serbia has finished with a really good score for the Ozone team,
The toughest adventure race on earth has come to an end. Athletes battled their way from Salzburg, Austria to Mt Blanc, France, and back to Zell am See, Austria, via 12 turn points in five countries.At 1,238 km, it was
The 5Th Edition of The Naviter Open finished on June 19 after 5 valid tasks.The race was held in Kobala, a beautiful flying site in the Soca Valley, Slovenia. Our good friend and winner of the event, Jost Napret reports:
The tenth edition of the Red Bull X-Alps begins on June 20th, in Salzburg Austria. Ozone is proud to support the following athletes with what we think is the most cutting edge, and definitely the lightest, equipment in the race:
To get the season off to a flying start the Paragliding World Cup will be returning to Gemona in north eastern Italy. Gemona is literally where the plains meet the Alps. This gives a great mix of truly alpine flying,
The 3rd Ozone Krushevo Open will take place from September 04-10, 2021. This competition is designed in the spirit and model of the Legendary Ozone Chabre Open, a stress-free paragliding cross-country competition with an emphasis on fun and learning through
We are delighted to announce that Ozone will be taking part in this year's RB X-Alps with a strong team and exciting product line-up. Our pilots for the 2021 Redbull X-Alps are:Yael MARGELISCH Laurie GENOVESE Maxime PINOT Benoît OUTTERS Michal
We at Ozone are sad to report that our friend John Silvester, master vol-biv pilot and pioneer of Himalayan paragliding, has left us following a heart attack on Sunday. Good friend to Ozone founders Mike Cavanagh and Rob Whittall, John
Message from the comp organization: “You are probably aware that France has just started its third period of lockdown, while the vaccine roll-out throughout Europe is disappointingly slow. The FFVL has currently put in place a temporary ban on competitions
The first stop of the Paragliding Japanese League 2021 just came to an end. Our friend Yoshiki Oka reports: “Last weekend there was 1st leg of Japan League Competition at Ashio,Japan. And the longest task in Japanese PG competition
Our friends Gareth Carter and Kari Ellis had just won the Australian PG Championship. Both flying Enzo 3s. This is the 9th Australian title that Gare adds to his belt. Kari reports: “The 2021 Corryong Paragliding Open in Australia was
Ben Jordan crosses USA with massive 2,835 km vol-bivouac expedition. Inspired by the incredible migration of the Monarch butterfly, over the spring and summer of 2020, Ozone Team Pilot Benjamin Jordan became the first person to paraglide from Mexico to
The annual kick-off Festival event returns online this year so expect an awe-inspiring evening of aerial wonders where pilots push the boundaries of powerless flight. Save the date: TUESDAY 24TH OF NOVEMBER AT 20:00 GMT Get your TICKETS for OZONE
Our friend and team pilot, Seiko Fukuoka, flying the Delta 4 around her home base in Annecy, France. The D4 exhibits EN B behavior in almost all maneuvers, yet is top of class in the EN C category. For more
Ozone team pilot, Rafael Saladini (Enzo 3) has set a new straight distance (declared goal) world record at home in Brazil. He reports:“Oct 15th - We’ve been here for 20 days declaring everyday the same point and had only two
Ozone Team Pilot, Antoine Girard, has just returned from his latest adventure in Norway: 500 kms of vol-biv flying through magnificent terrain: “Covid has wiped out all the bivouac flight plans for the year, but should we give up? There
Sebastien Kayrouz hit the bullseye on 7 June 2019 , flying 501km through Texas on his M7, for the first 500km paraglider flight in the United States of America. Enjoy his interview with Cross Country Magazine’s Editor, Ed Ewing. Click
James Kiwi Johnston has been a longtime friend and brother to the Ozone family. We feel the loss of this great personality in our lives, and in this sport. Since the beginning of Ozone, Kiwi was with us. A close
“The fact that I was able to fly nearly 300km in the few days I had the wing is testament to its performance and usability. And although this usable performance may be the headline, it’s the carefully crafted handling and
Joachim Oberhauser has taken first overall at the Italian Championship in Cuorgné. Six tasks were flown in a highly competitive field. Joachim flew his Enzo 3 and shared the podium with Christian Biasi (Enzo 3) in third. Silvia Buzzi Ferraris
Benoît is a dynamic young pilot from France who has dived head first into the most challenging vol-biv adventures, ultra-trail races, and alpinism in general. He started flying in 2013 and has already participated twice in the Red Bull X-Alps,
Ozone Team pilot,Charles Cazaux(FRA) has beaten his own record of speed over 25 km triangle course at Col du Banchet (France) with a 46,9 km/h of average speed on 24 of August 2020, setting a new World Speed Paragliding record.
The first stop of the 2020 PWC tour has just finished in Disentis, Switzerland. After four tasks, the overall win went to Stephan Morgenthaler (CHE), followed by Ozone Team PilotsLuc Armant(FRA) in second, andCharles Cazaux(FRA) in third. All were flying
The Norges Cup-veka, in Vaga, Norway, just came to an end. Our longtime friend and legendary Norwegian pilot, Ronny Helgesen, gave his Enzo 3 a break and competed with his new Delta 4. He reports: “While I am waiting for
The Pre-PWC in Ager, Spain, has finished after 6 valid tasks in all directions along epic course lines in Berga, Torà, Valle de Boí, Xiringuito, and Alp. Ozone team pilot,Baptiste Lambert(Enzo 3), took first overall. In third place overall was
Better late than not at all, the World Cup season will take off from Disentis on Sunday the 16th of August. In Disentis the pilots will be flying in an area which is strongly influenced by valley winds and with
Caio Henrique Buzzarellohas set a new record flying his Enzo 3 in the South of Brazil. He shares: “Montes Claros - Minas Gerais is the man stage at the moment for the biggest flights in Brazil! A privileged region with
https://vimeo.com/433810672 “For us it is a passion to make high tech lightweight equipment that people can travel with…” Russ Ogden, Ozone R&D team member. Forget everything you think you know about the compromises in 2-Line paraglider designs... The ZEOLITE is
Ozone team pilot,Xevi Bonet, has started the season with two impressive wins. After taking first at the Spanish Championship in Piedrahita, Xevi has just won The Spanish XC Championship in Zarzacapilla and has been crowned Spanish National Paragliding Champion. Xevi
Recently, a few of our friends came together online to discuss XC flying, and share a bit of wisdom and experience. Huge thanks to Xc Legends and instructors, Russ Ogden, Bill Belcourt, Josh Cohn, Jeff Shapiro, Isabella & Jamie Messenger.
Ozone Team Pilot,Xevi“El Pajaro” Bonet has won The Spanish Championship at Piedrahita. In the women’s category, Ozone team pilot,Meryl Delferriere(France), took the win and finished 8th overall. Xevi, Meryl,Felix Rodriguez, Xavi Pujol, and Ronny Geijsen won the team Category (Alam
CousinsHoracio LlorensandFelix Rodriguez Fernandezhave just landed from a week long bivy mission in Spain. On Saturday, June 27th, after spending a full day on the ground due to strong winds, they launched from Alanos and flew 227 km to set
Congrats to Sebastien Kayrouz, who set a new US Paragliding record in Texas flying his Mantra 7. On June 7th, Sebastien launched from a small hill near Camp Wood and flew a straight-line distance of 503 km. He flew for
The new Ozone T-shirt line is made from 100% organic cotton. This new fabric is soft and supple, washes well over time. There are two colours merl grey and charcoal grey. Printed Ozone classic logo. Woman version and more new
The Roadrunner is an easy to use and highly forgiving paraglider that is designed specifically, and only, for ground-handling training. It is optimized for use in wind speeds that are too high to practice with a standard sized paraglider, but
On May 6th, Gillis Bengtsson set a new Swedish distance record on his ZENO. He took off from Ålleberg, a small mountain (90 m) in the Swedish flatlands. He landed, after 6 hours, close to the city of Kalmar. Gillis
Ozone team pilot, Rafael Saladini, took gold at the Panamerican Championship in Baixo Guandu, Brazil. In his own words: “Last Saturday I had the privilege of winning the Gold Medal in the 4th FAI Panamerican Championship. It was a magical
Pioneer Acro pilot, five-time Acro World Champion, and global adventurer, Horacio Llorens is now a part of the Ozone family. We are proud to announce this new partnership and look forward to helping Horacio with his creative endeavors. Horacio began
The Super Paragliding Testival Koessen is back again, and will take place June 11-14 in Tirol, Austria. If you have been looking to try one of our new wings for the season this 4 day event gives you the opportunity
Our friend Gareth Carter had just won the Australian PG Championship, with Kari Ellis in second. Both flying Enzo 3s. This is the 8th Australian title that Gare adds to his belt. In his words: “Hey, I'm Gareth, and I'm
Note: If you’re interested, register & pay ASAP at the Air Tribune link below, as there are limited slots left! The Ozone Chelan Open (12-17 July) is a friendly & low-stress XC event designed for capable pilots who do not
The Monarca Open 2020 saw 6 valid tasks in good conditions. Ozone pilots swept the podium in the open class. Local pilot, Estefano Salgado (Enzo 3) took first, followed by Matt Henzi (Enzo 3) and Josh Cohn (Z-Alps). 9 of
Ozone team pilot,Francisco Javier Reina, has closed out his year with another win, this time on the Canary Islands.By winning the Open Taucho in Tenerife, Francis “El Niño” Reina becomes the 2019 Spanish Champion. He reports: “This week I finished
The final stop of the PWC tour was in Loma Bola, Argentina. Six valid tasks were flown. PWC’s Ruth Jessop reports: “With blue skies and very stable conditions, a 51 km final task was set zig zagging north and south
Brigitte Kurbel (GER) set a new women’s world record in Free Distance around a triangle course on her Zeno. After a long walk to launch in Grente (ITA), she spent more than 11 hours in the air to achieve an
The Paragliding World Cup, 9-16th November at Loma Bola, in Tucumán, Argentina. For the next World Cup we head to Argentina, in search of great thermals to tango with. The last World Cup at lovely Loma Bola took place in
The Ozone Wall Calendar is back for 2020. The 12 month format hangs in size A3. Get your monthly dose of airborne inspiration – it’s the perfect gift for your flying friends and loved ones. Available now from your local
Last week, excellent conditions inBrazilsawsome of the longestXC flights in thehistory of paragliding. On October 9th, Ozone team pilot Seiko Fukuoka set a new female record after flying 460 kms,beatingYael Margelisch’s 442kmof4 October. Seiko was flying with teammates Charles Cazaux
The Kendall Mountain Film Festival is an incredibly diverse celebration of mountain culture, with films, speakers, and creative submissions from all corners of the mountain world. Ozone is proud to be supporting this event and to once again have several
This year sees the launch of the new Asian Tour. Each event has the same status as a Pre World Cup, as the winner will automatically qualify for the Super Final. Apart from giving pilots the opportunity to discover fantastic
On 28 September, Alex Yaschenko, was involved in a paragliding accident in the Hunza Valley, Pakistan. Despite many years paragliding experience as one of Australia’s top pilots, as well as having flown extensively in this area several years prior, Alex
Pico do Gaviao in Brazil, once again, proved itself to be the land of big skies, welcoming smiles and seven task competitions. The competition had everything, beautiful scenery: banana and coffee plantations on the rolling hills, cattle ranches and palm
This weekend we will be back in St Hilaire du Touvet, France, for the 46th annual Coupe Icare and the 20th Anniversary of Ozone Gliders.Please come visit us at the OZONE stand to talk about new products for 2020 and
The Pico do Gaviao Paragliding World Cup will take place in Brazil from the 7th to the 14th of September. The enormously successful 2017 Pico do Gaviao World Cup confirmed Brazil as the land of seven-day competitions. In the words
After 5 epic days of racing in Chelan world record pilot Donizete Lemos defended his 2018 win with two times US National Champion and Ozone team pilots Nick Greece in second and local legend Owen Shoemaker in third all flying
After ten days of intense racing, The 17th FAI Paragliding World Championship in Krushevo, Macedonia has come to an end. Ozone pilots swept the podium and top 8 spots. The New World Champion is Joachim Oberhauser, of Italy. Silver goes
Ozone team pilot,Francisco Javier Reina, aka “El Niño”, took the win at the two most recent XC comps in Spain. His first victory was the Spanish XC Championship in Zarza Capilla, a spectacular XC site with great conditions during the
The 16th FAI Paragliding World Championship will take place in Krushevo, Macedonia from the 5th-18th of August 2019. Situated at an altitude of 1350m, Krushevo is the highest town in the Balkans and a stunning location for this year’s World
French Open 2019:Ozone R&D team member, Luc Armant, reports: “The French Open was an incredible event with four nice tasks in the beautiful mountains of the Aravis (north of Annecy) in good summer conditions. This is, to me, one of
The final event of the US Paragliding Nationals, celebrated in Chelan, has come to a close. Ozone Team pilot,Nick Greecereports: “Chelan, Washington is one of the top flatland paragliding competition arenas in the World! This year the US National Championship’s
The 14th Ozone Chabre Open has come to a close, with a great week of “warm weather” flying. Five tasks were scored, although a few were stopped early because of storms. Like every year, there were many “goal virgins”, pilots
After winning the first stop of the Spanish League in Algodonales, Ozone team pilot Felix Rodriguez continues to dominate the national league by winning the second event in his home state, Castilla de La Mancha. He reports: Caudete is the
The 14th Ozone Chabre Open has begun! Task setting, briefings and de-briefings are being led by the inimitable Jocky Sanderson. Jocky’s skill and experience in cross country flying, SIV, safety and training, his enthusiasm to help pilots improve and his
The Paragliding World Cup in Manteigas, Portugal will take place from the 29th of June to the 6th of July 2019. Serra da Estrela is one of the Paragliding World Cup’s favourite mountain ranges having held competitions there in 2005,
The world's toughest adventure race has come to an end. From the 9000m of vertical ascent athletes completed in Switzerland, to the long-distance flights across the main spine of the Alps, the 2019 edition was, once again, a level up.
The second stop of the 2019 PWC inLinzhou, China, has come to an end. After six valid tasks, the overall win went to the young Baptiste Lambert from France. Baptiste was flying his Enzo 3.In the women’s category, OZONE team
The 9th edition of the Red Bull X-Alps is once again the world's toughest adventure race. Starting in Salzburg, the course will cross the borders of 6 countries via 13 Turnpoints before arriving at the finish line in Monaco. This
After opening the season with an impressive 162 km declared goal flight, our friends, Wayne Seely and Graham Steel, scored another epic day. Wayne reports: “We had another great weekend In the Cotswolds. Light wind and a good cloud base
Concerning all Oxygen 2 and Oxygen 2+ harnesses. It has been reported that during a static deployment there were difficulties removing the handle from the Velcro attachment, making it impossible to deploy the reserve successfully. If you own an Oxigen
The Paragliding World Cup in Linzhou, China will take place from the 8th to the 15th of June 2019 The Taihang Canyon Scenic Area, as the name suggests, is one of the most stunning places to fly with its Grand
The first stop of the 2019 PWC in Coeur de Savoie, France, came to an end on Saturday after six valid tasks.Nineteen out of the top 20 overall flew the Enzo 3. It was a week of technical flying and
The Coeur de Savoie Paragliding World Cup will take place from the 25th of May until the 1st of June 2019. The Coeur de Savoie venue brings together some of best and most well known flying venues in all of
The 2019 X-Alps equipment setup weighs in at under 5.5kg for wing, XC harness, and reserve. The Zeolite itself is just 2.85 kg. It is designed for use in the X-Alps race environment, which means small and unimproved launches, technical
1,200 km by Paraglider: Ozone Team pilot, Benjamin Jordan pushes his mind and body to the absolute limit during the most daring series of Rocky Mountain flights in history. For more on this incredible adventure visit: www.theendlesschain.com Vimeo:550,309,328876544
While the PWC crew was gearing up in Brazil, Wayne Seeley & friends were chasing the first XC window of the year in the UK. Wayne reports: “The UK season finally kicked off. On March 24th, the forecast was good
The 2018 SuperFinal held in the jurassic landscape of Baixo Guandu, Brazil has come to an end. The last day of competition was another day of sunshine and strong thermals. A 99km task took the pilots on a triangle through
The 10th Paragliding World Cup Super Final will take place in Baixo Guandu, Brazil from the 19th to the 30th of March 2019. Baixo Guandu is a favourite destination for the Paragliding World Cup, with its stunning black granite dome
The Mantra M7 is a completely new design incorporating the latest Zeno and Enzo 3 technology in a tight, compact, 3-line package. The profile, planform, and arc are all evolved from the Zeno, and the aspect ratio is a more
The British Open in Roldanillo, Colombia, has come to a close. After five valid tasks, it was local pilot Juan Sebastian Ospina flying for the UK who took the win. In second place was Polish pilot Michal Gierlach followed by
Ozone Team pilot, Raul Penso, finished off his 2018 season with a win in Placivel, in the north-central region of Venezuela. After that, he continued the momentum and started 2019 with another win at the Open Andes in Merida. Few
Ozone Pilots swept the 15th Monarca Paragliding Open in Valle de Bravo, Mexico. Overall Winner, Mitch Riley, reports: "Valle De Bravo, Mexico delivered again for the 15th Monarca Paragliding Open. Through the week we flew a wide range of tasks
Unsupported. Unspoiled. Untouched. After crossing the width of the Canadian Rockies during his 1,000 km vol-biv in 2017, Benjamin Jordan has taken his passion for exploring the untouched mountains of his homeland to the next level. Last summer, Benjamin dared
After setting three world distance records in her homeland Brazil, Marcella Uchoa has finished 2018 at the top of the podium as Brazilian female PG champion. In Marcella’s words: “This year was very intense for me. My main goals/dreams of
The new Z6 contains performance breakthroughs in the intermediate category, while taking passive safety to the highest level yet in the Buzz series. With a refined SharkNose leading edge, optimised line plan for 20% drag reduction, and a new blend
The Magnum 3 is designed for professional tandem pilots. This all new design includes significant upgrades in durability, comfort, and ease, with massive improvements in the areas of launch, landing, and in-flight agility. A unique internal structure saves weight and
Ozone team pilot, Xevi Bonet, has taken first overall at the South American Cup, in Guayaquil, Ecuador. In his words: “We flew seven tasks between 50 and 70 kms, in the typical conditions of Guayaquil: Low cloud base with good
Based on the Rush 5 but 30% lighter, the Swift 5 is a top of class Lightweight Sport-Performance-Intermediate wing developed with the same technology used in our performance wings including the Enzo 3 and Zeno, in addition to several new
Brazilian pilot, Marcella Uchoa has just set three new distance records with a single flight: Straight Distance, Straight Distance to a declared goal and Free Distance using up to three turnpoints Marcela launched from Assu, in Rio Grande do Norte,
On Sept 28, a devastating earthquake hit Indonesia. Please read here for more information about the event, and how to help the families of fellow pilots who were lost in the disaster.
An issue with the reserve pod on the Ozium 2 requires action on the part of Ozium 2 harness owners. If you own an Ozium 2 please read this safety notice.
The 2019 OZONE Gliders Calendar is now available to order from your local OZONE distributor. 12 months of stunning photos, in A3 format.
Now Launched! Our new pack is available in three volume choices: Small, for XS/S gliders, Medium, for all other sizes (including tandem wings), and Large for competition gliders. The all new design is more comfortable and easier to carry, with
The German Open in Ager, Spain, finished with 6 valid tasks in a variety of conditions. 102 pilots from 22 different countries flew almost every day – the last day was canceled due to low cloud base allowing pilots the
The 45th edition of the Coupe Icare was, as always, an exciting amalgam of industry news, old friends and new, and swarms of flying humans, all joined together in the beautiful village of St Hilaire du Touvet, France. This year
On September 20th, our friend Veso Ovcharov set a new Infinity Tumbling World Record in the North of Bulgaria. He was flying his OZONE SESSION 17m. With the help of a hot air balloon, Veso reached an altitude of 6500m
Ozone team pilot, Bicho Carrera, just finished another successful Acro World tour season. At the King of Brenta, in Italy, he took the silver medal. Next, in Lago dei Tre Comuni, Italy, he got another podium finish at the Acro
Totally revised for 2019, the O2+ is an even better option for schools and new graduates who are looking for a sleek and simple harness for their early progression. With updated features including radio pockets, color coded harness webbing, and
The last stop of the 2018 PWC in Aksaray, Turkey, has come to an end. After three valid tasks, the overall win went to Russell Achterberg (ZAF) who won the last two tasks. In second place was Ozone team pilot,
This weekend we will be back in St Hilaire du Touvet, France, for the 45th annual Coupe Icare, and the 20th Anniversary of Ozone Gliders. Please come vist us at the OZONE stand to talk about our new products for
XXLite2: The World's Lightest Aircraft. The new XXLite2 is the latest generation of the groundbreaking single surface wing, innovated by Ozone. The complete package forms the world's lightest aircraft, with the wing, plus B*Lite rucksack and F*Lite harness coming in at
The next Paragliding World Cup will take place in Aksaray in the centre of Turkey from the 8th to 15th of September. The pilots will be taking off from the slopes of Hasan Dagi, a 3270m dormant volcano. Apart from
The week started off with an extremely pessimistic meteo. However, thanks to excellent forecasting 6 amazing, fully valid tasks were achieved, with an average of more than 100 km per day. ‘Convergence’ was the ‘Mot du comp,’ making each day
Ozone team pilot, Felix Rodriguez, has won the Spanish League in Ager after four valid tasks, despite a bit of unstable weather. During the second task, only four pilots made goal – among them Felix, of course, flying his Enzo