Saturday, September 05, 2015

India gears up to host the 2015 Paragliding World Cup

New Delhi: The best paragliders in the world will gather in Bir Billing and show their mettle, as India gears up to host the“AAI Paragliding World Cup 2015”. Preparations are underway on a massive scale in Bir Billing in Himachal Pradesh, where the World Cup would be staged from October 23 – 31 2015. The Billing Paragliding Association (BPA), which has been entrusted to organize the event, is leaving no stone unturned to ensure a memorable experience for everyone. The initial meeting between the Organising Committee, the Billing Paragliding Association, all the major stakeholders and prominent sponsors was held in New Delhi on Friday.
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) will be the title sponsors and actively promote the sport and the event through various avenues and platforms to be announced soon. The AAI has also taken up the task of promoting Adventure Sports and help build an additional avenue for Tourism.

About 130 of the best paragliders, including those in World’s Top-5, from over 40 countries are set to participate in the championship, which will put India firmly on the global paragliding map.
05/09/15 Sports Keeda

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