LEARN TO SPEED RIDE

Speed riding, freeride in the 3 rd dimension

Speed riding is a new discipline stemming from the meeting of freestyle paragliding, freeride, snow kiting and free falling.

The simplicity of the sport quickly makes it accessible to a wide public

No need to have any prior paragliding experience, only a good skiing level (all snow / off piste) will be necessary for the practice of Speedriding. Indeed, this activity is practiced on snow only, and consists in riding along an off pist slope, equiped with a small,easy to pilot wing.

       

The objective is not to gain height and for a long time, but to play with the mountainside as a skier would ; the charm thus is to go down slopes quickly by mixing the glide on snow and the gliding flight with a touch and go approach. Speed riding could also become speed kiting when the wind increases, you just play with your wing like with a snow kite, being pulled across and up the hill ... very exciting !! 

Since 2006, the practice of speedriding, at first marginal, was outlined, became refined, to reach an optimal level of security and maturity today.

Useful Downloads and Links

Speedriding technical file & registration form - general conditions

Buy your own wing: our second hand equipment for sale.

Speed riding: our students on videos.

INFORMATION ABOUT INSURANCES

Aerial civil liability insurance is compulsory to practice speed riding (alone or with us).

The two day insurance "journée contact" (5 €) that we propose to you , covers you with civil liability (the only compulsory one) and individual accident (for death or disability).

We remind you that on the ski slopes of a ski resort rescused are charged and that it is advised to take out an insurance policy assistance and repatriation allowing  coverage in the event of an accident arisen during the practice of thespeed-riding  activity .

More FFVL's information (in french only)

Le cadre d'enseignement professionnel du speed riding: note de service ministère

Learning alone is dangerous for you and for the others skiers. If some accident appears due to practice without learning propely, the speed riding will be simply forbidden for anybody! please be responsable ! Please respect the rules !

About Les Ailes du Mont Blanc

The school is run by Jérémy Picq and Sandie Cochepain, paragliding World Champion, and many other qualified paragliding pilots... (read more)

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Les Ailes du Mont Blanc
Clos du Savoy (behind Hotel / Restaurant La Foulie Douce)
74400 Chamonix
Chamonix Mont Blanc - France

+33 (0)6 20 46 55 57

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