Himachal Pradesh to host Paragliding World Cup in India for the first time
India’s northern state of Himachal Pradesh has been selected as venue to host Paragliding World Cup 2015. This will be the first para-gliding World Cup to be hosted in India. The tournament will be organized under the auspices of Para-gliding World Cup Association, France.
The tournament will be held in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh from October 25, 2015 and will witness participation of around 150 top ranked pilots of the world besides 500 free flying pilots.
Himachal bagged the opportunity to host the world cup event after successfully hosting the para-gliding pre-World Cup in 2013.