Paragliding world champs: 150 pilots compete for titles

Air sports have provided a 50 percent boost to tourism in Krushevo, which will be an official world training site next year.


    The World Paragliding Championships are taking place in North Macedonia right now, with 150 of the best pilots participating.

    Paragliding is a growing sport that requires years of finesse and skill.

    Al Jazeera's Leah Harding reports from Krushevo in North Macedonia.


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