Nepal Air Sports Association recently organized the 12th Open International Paragliding Tournament in Pokhara on February 22. Previous year’s winner British pilot Jamie Messenger emerged victorious this year too, while Indian paraglider Debu Chaudhary and Swiss Sebastian finished second and third respectively. Winners in other categories included Peter Lankar (best acrobat), Bijay Dhakal (best spot landing), Milan Pariyar (best safe landing and raft boat) and Ram Raj Gautam (cross-country). A total of 119 pilots from 22 countries participated at the event. Among Nepali pilots, Yogesh Bhattarai, Khum Bahadur Gurung and Prakash Gurung grabbed the top three positions. In women’s category, Ezavela of Germany, Alina Motta of Finland and Trisha Shrestha of Nepal claimed the top three positions.
Thanks for making our holiday to Nepal, China and Tibet and exploring the Himalaya region a success. We thank you for all the arrangements along the way and commend you on your making sure we were comfortable and that bookings were selected well by you along the route. Everything we asked for or needed was arranged and there were no hic ups.
We work with the motto "Tourism for Development". Explore Himalaya Community Service Project was conceived to empower underprivileged segments of Nepal.