Almuñécar Paragliding Competition

alm-paragliding-velilla-onlThe 31st of December saw an international paragliding competition in Almuñécar on Playa Velilla: Festival Internacional de Parapente.

Daniel Cordona and Bärbel Schüller were the individual winners of the competition, which had been organised by the Club Parapente Costa Tropical, with the cooperation of the Municipal Sports Board.

The event, which also celebrated the 30th anniversary of paragliding in Almuñécar, brought together over a hundred flyers from all across Spain, with some competitors coming from as far afield as Switzerland and Germany, amongst other countries.

Furthermore, on the winners’ podium were Susane Brinesk and Mia Chrisnhner, winners in the women’s category.

One of the competitors, by the way, was an 83-year-old man.

(News: Almunecar, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)

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