Text size:

  • Small
  • Normal
  • Large

In pictures: Paragliding in the UAE

February 21, 2013




Shoaib Ahmed Jan paraglider glides down from a 600ft-high manmade hill at Al Wathba area outside Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National
Shoaib Ahmed Jan paraglider glides down from a 600ft-high manmade hill at Al Wathba area outside Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National
Shoaib Ahmed Jan paraglider glides down from a 600ft-high manmade hill at Al Wathba area outside Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National
Shoaib Ahmed Jan paraglider glides down from a 600ft-high manmade hill at Al Wathba area outside Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National
A paraglider makes a spot landing from a 600ft-high manmade hill at Al Wathba area outside Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National
A paraglider makes a spot landing from a 600ft-high manmade hill at Al Wathba area outside Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National
Marazmizal Omar, a paraglider, makes a spot landing from a 600ft-high manmade hill at Al Wathba area outside Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National
Marazmizal Omar, a paraglider, makes a spot landing from a 600ft-high manmade hill at Al Wathba area outside Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National
Marazmizal Omar seconds before her spot landing from a 600ft-high manmade hill at Al Wathba area outside Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National
Marazmizal Omar seconds before her spot landing from a 600ft-high manmade hill at Al Wathba area outside Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National
Shoaib Ahmed Jan glides down in the Al Wathba area outside Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National
Shoaib Ahmed Jan glides down in the Al Wathba area outside Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National
A view from the top of members of the paragliding group flying above the Al Wathba 'hill' in Abu Dhabi. Deepthi Unnikrishnan / The National
A view from the top of members of the paragliding group flying above the Al Wathba 'hill' in Abu Dhabi. Deepthi Unnikrishnan / The National
Marazmizal Omar hauls up her parachute after making a spot landing from a manmade hill at Al Wathba area outside Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National
Marazmizal Omar hauls up her parachute after making a spot landing from a manmade hill at Al Wathba area outside Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National