Person who paraglides; an experienced pilot can skillfully use air currents to stay aloft for several hours at a time.
Individual fabric straps that connect the harness to a row of suspension lines.
Hard-shelled piece of equipment that protects the head against impact and the cold.
Seat attached to the harness where the pilot sits to maneuver the paraglider; it often contains a reserve parachute.
Arrangement of straps that connect the pilot to the risers.
Two cables that control the pilot’s direction.