|About the Book|
SKY ADVENTURES, Stories of Our Heritage is a book dedicated to the formation of the sports of Paragliding and Hang Gliding. It consists of stories about the earlys formative days of Paragliding and Hang Gliding. This book is a MUST for any HangMoreSKY ADVENTURES, Stories of Our Heritage is a book dedicated to the formation of the sports of Paragliding and Hang Gliding. It consists of stories about the earlys formative days of Paragliding and Hang Gliding. This book is a MUST for any Hang Gliding and Paragliding pilot. SKY ADVENTURES is 505 pages long and includes an 8 article section on Francis Rogallo and 20 pages of photographs. The book is dedicated to Francis Rogallo. SKY ADVENTURES also includes poetry, 115+ contributions by almost 100 contributors, an additional 50 pages of old time photographs, 30 outstanding illustrations by Mike Vorhis, an appendix giving title and biographical sketch of you and other contributors, an appendix of all books on Hang Gliding and Paragliding, and an appendix which includes a childrens story about the elements of the wind which tells the story of soaring flight. In addition an appendix in tribute to Australian Bill Bennett is included with many classic photographs. The sum total of every contributors dedication and love for the sport has certainly come though the printed copy.The cover is magnificent full color cover includes photographs of both hang gliders and paragliders by Andreas Buslinger and Charles Peck, two professional photographers.Both Maggie and I have spent two years working on this book and we are quite proud of the way it turned out.SKY ADVENTURES, Stories Of Our Heritage will make an excellent and inexpensive Christmas present for friends, relatives, your boss, colleagues, flying buddies, drivers and land owners. It is also a great way to promote the sport.