Flying over sea and mountains

15:03 | 31/07/2019
Eighty paragliders from Vietnam and Laos joined the Da Nang Open Paragliding Championship 2019 in the central city of Da Nang on July 27.
flying over sea and mountains
Da Nang Open Paragliding Championship 2019 is themed 'Bay tren Tien Sa,' literally meaning 'Flying over Tien Sa' (Photo: VNA)
flying over sea and mountains
Athletes start at the top of Son Tra Mountain, which is 693m above sea level, and land on Tho Quang Beach (Photo: VNA)
flying over sea and mountains
The top of Son Tra Mountain is considered to be among the most beautiful flying destinations in Vietnam, making Son Tra Peninsula an ideal spot for paragliders (Photo: VNA)
flying over sea and mountains
The paragliding contest is aimed at examining the technical capability of Son Tra as a paragliding destination (Photo: VNA)
flying over sea and mountains
The contest is expected to encourage the development of the sport in Vietnam (Photo: VNA)
flying over sea and mountains
The contest is expected to encourage the development of the sport in Vietnam (Photo: VNA)
flying over sea and mountains
Paragliding has been gaining attention from Vietnamese athletes because of the beauty of the sky and the opportunity to admire the breathtaking scenery of the sea, mountains and nature from a panoramic view (Photo: VNA)
flying over sea and mountains
Athletes start the competition at Son Tra peninsula, one of the famous tourist destinations in Vietnam (Photo: VNA)
flying over sea and mountains
The contest is expected to encourage the development of the sport in Vietnam (Photo: VNA)
flying over sea and mountains
Paragliding has been gaining attention from Vietnamese athletes because of the beauty of the sky and the opportunity to admire the breathtaking scenery of the sea, mountains and nature from a panoramic view (Photo: VNA

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