Tag Archives: Himalayas

Taking flight

By Dielle DSouza for BigRush The wind whips around carrying wisps of cottony clouds across clear blue skies. It is warm in the Himachali town of Bir these days, despite the 1500-metre altitude, but those clammy hands and light beads of sweat could be put down to the adrenaline and nervous energy associated with paragliding,… Read More »

Being Icarus

Wingsuit flying has to be one of the most extreme sports out there. It’s picking up around the world, but despite India being home to the earth’s mightiest mountains – the perfect spots for wingsuit flying, not much activity is evident at the moment. India’s best known wingsuit pilot Col Satyendra Verma knows how tough… Read More »