Adventures 2019-07-04T12:48:59+00:00

HikeandFly ES 2nd edition : the unmissable race in Brazil

More and more hike&fly competitions are organized around the world, and we are proud to support this one since the beginning : happened early June in Brazil, and their organizers also believe in the importance of encouraging women participation in paragliding competitions. Congrats to Catiane Kugelmeier who won the female category and a BipBip […]

Dragon Hike & Fly race 2022 : Rosie Ireland wins the BipBip PRO !

The 2022 Dragon Hike and Fly took place in the Black Mountains of Wales over the weekend of 21-22 May. The event had a new base at Cwmffryd Campsite near Crickhowell. 35 athletes started the race, with 22 in goal, a record for the event. The 57km task was won in under 9 hours by […]

Paragliding ski lift

Paragliding : isn’t it the best ski lift ever ? And with a little help from the BipBip+ to enjoy the view from above 🤩 👏 Antoine Boisselier and Guillaume Broust for another classic combo in the French Alps !

Wanaka Hike&Fly 2nd edition : the fun race !

Here at Stodeus, we are proud to support the Wanaka Hike&Fly race, a one-of-a-kind hike&fly competition in New Zealand opened to pilots of all levels and focused on fellowship with fun evenings at mountain huts ! “This years Wanaka Hike & Fly was a huge success with fantastic flights, great comradeship and healthy competitive emotions […]

Discover the enthusiasts at Stodeus

As a gift this month, to start the year off right, Cross Country magazine is offering all its subscribers a 100-page supplement: the Adventure Guide 2022 ! In these pages, you will find stories of great odysseys and micro-adventures from the other side of the world or just a stone’s throw from home, but always […]

Hike and Fly ES, the first hike&fly competition in Brazil

The first Hike and Fly competition of Espirito Santo – Brazil, took place from 5th to 7th of November 2021. Lucas Porto and Micheli Sossai, organizers of the event took their chances believing in a format never done in Brazil. They opted for tasks more technical, longer, and Race to Goal inspired. The first morning […]

Want to watch a high-quality paragliding movie ?

🎬 Movie night Antoine Boisselier’s latest film is out and it’s a real gem! In “I would land in your backyard! 3”, Antoine takes us on a vol bivouac adventure to meet the Pyreneans. 🦅 On the programme: magnificent landscapes, generosity, hassle, and of course nice thermals that give you the smile! 🌞 Hop on […]

How to efficiently climb to the cloudbase and see the sea ?

🌤 By flying with the BipBip PRO of course ! 🦅 Let yourself be carried away by Luca Goudon’s 55th paragliding flight (his first flight with a variometer), and live this emotional moment with him. 💥 You will hear the reactivity of the BipBip PRO in action, and especially the “sweep tone” feature which gives […]

Check out Cross Country Magazine, June issue !

🎉 Stodeus solar instruments are featured in the latest Cross Country Magazine ! 🦅 Escape in the June issue (no 220) and follow Damien Pattou on a vol-bivouac adventure across the Alps, then discover Normandy through the famous dynamic photos taken by Jérôme Maupoint.

Wanaka Hike&Fly, the first hike&fly competition in New Zealand

New Zealand first Hike & Fly competition Wanaka Hike & Fly took place last weekend March 13-14 2021. Inspired by the European hike & fly events and by NZ Southern Alps, which seem to be made for hike & fly, with low tree line, and not many roads, Kinga Masztalerz (Red-Bull X-Alps athlete) envisioned this […]

Stodeus instruments travel in Himalaya

Check out Cross Country Magazine November issue ! There is a really nice report by Jérôme Maupoint on his adventures in Bir/Billing with Marc Boyer from Soaring. Jerome Maupoint’s photos are absolutely stunning, and you will even spot Stodeus solar instruments, leGPSBip+ and leSolarPad ! 🌞

hike&fly solar-powered

Last September, Marcus King, associate editor of Cross Country Magazine, took part in the Ferrovi’AIR : a one of a kind hike&fly… and train race ! His tracks, both in the air and on the ground, were recorded by leGPSBip+, and his electronics were powered by leSolarPad. That’s what it’s like to fly with the […]

A nice 227,5km XC flight with leGPSBip

Congratulations to Laurent Monneron for this beautiful 227,5km xc flight ! He flew for more than 9 hours and thanks to his backup leGPSBip, he can now share his flight with us ! 👏💪 See the track of his flight on XContest.

Antoine Boisselier will land in your backyard !

“I Would Land In Your Backyard!” is the latest adventure of Antoine Boisselier, and you can now

En route avec Aile – le livre

“En route avec Aile, un tour du monde sans moteur de 7 ans, à vélo, voilier-stop et parapente” est le récit de l’incroyable et inspirant tour du monde d’Olivier Peyre. Durant cette aventure, ses vols en parapente étaient accompagnés du BipBip ! 😉 Le livre est disponible sur la boutique en ligne des Éditions du […]

leGPSBip and leSolarPad : the essential partners for hike & fly !

This July, Jérôme Maupoint, paraglider and photographer specialized in free flying (contributions to XC Mag, Parapente Mag, Thermik, …) and Marc Boyer, pyrenean paraglider and owner of Soaring Shop, crossed the Spanish Pyrenees in hike & fly. For this great adventure in total autonomy through the mountains, from Navarre to Cerdagne, they chose leGPSBip and […]

leGPSBip and Chrigel Maurer are in the latest

D-10 before the beginning of the Red Bull X-Alps 2017 edition ! Is Chrigel on his way to his fifth victory of the toughest hike & fly competition ? Here is an article on (available in English, French, German, Italian) about Chrigel Maurer’s preparation for the race, equiped with his backup solar vocal alti-vario […]

Red Bull X-Alps training

D-41 before the start of the famous Red Bull X-Alps ! We are proud to be part of the race with some of the athletes. Here are some pictures of Chrigel Maurer who is

tandem XC flight for Stodeus team

Stodeus team was thermaling today for a fly around

Stodeus team on the French XC tandem podium

This year, while developping leGPSBip, Clarisse and Timothée from Stodeus team are very pleased to manage 3rd rank on the French XC tandem podium with a total score of 327 pts. We have now a new goal for 2017! Many thanks to Bruno Lavit for the picture.

Cielo y Tierra : 1000km by horse and paraglider through Colombia

Et si on combinait parapente, cheval, astrophysique et écologie ? C’est l’idée de Cielo y Tierra : deux aventurières, Marja l’astrophysicienne et Kira l’écologue, armées de parapentes et de télescopes, et d'une intarissable soif de voyager. Un trajet de 1000km à cheval et en vol, pour échanger avec les gens rencontrés sur la route, découvrir [...]

Libres comme l’air, last chance to watch the full movie on TV

Libres comme l’air is sponsored by the mini solar variometer LeBipBip, and is about free flight cross country, a fascinating story by Nicolas Hairon and Antoine Boisselier. The movie will be broadcasted on French TV chanel France 3 Rhône-Alpes, Monday 29th January at 11:40pm.

3 World tandem paragliding record by Honorin Hamard

Last November, during their trip to Quixadá, Brazil, Honorin Hamard and his passenger Karine Gras, sponsored by LeBipBip, beated 3 World tandem paragliding record with a ‘distance to a declared goal’ of 335,4km, a ‘straight distance’ of 403,4km, and a ‘free distance using up to three turnpoints’ of 386,9km! There is no doubt that the […]

Libres comme l’air, the movie

Here you can watch the short version of the latest movie by Altitude Films. Libres comme l’air is a movie about free flight cross country, featuring the mini solar variometer LeBipBip. The full version will be broadcasted on French TV chanel France 3 Rhône-Alpes, Monday 18th January at 9pm.  

Frequent Flyers Project #3 – Paragliding in Namibia

Guillaume and Perrine have now arrived in Namibia! Check out their new short movie! If you wish, like their FaceBook page for the next movies to come!

Jailoo: Flight-Bivouac in Kyrgyzstan

Jailoo: Flight-Bivouac in Kyrgyzstan LeBipBip sponsored two young women planning on staying 3 weeks in Kyrgyzstan – in total autonomy! Claire Mercuriot and Elodie Bobillon are going from Kol Ukek lake, above Kochkor town, to Karakol city, at the East of Issyk Kol lake.

Frequent Flyers Project #2 – Paragliding in Nepal

Guillaume and Perrine travelled a lot to fly different parts of the world. Watch this nice short film about paragliding and much more in Nepal If you wish, like their FaceBook page for the next movies to come! Sponsors Ozone Paragliders Sup’Air Lowe Alpine Ice Breaker Asolo Adidas Eyewear Le BipBip  

Frequent Flyers Project #1 – Paragliding in New-Zealand

Guillaume and Perrine travelled a lot to fly different parts of the world. Watch this nice short film about paragliding and much more in New Zealand If you wish, like their FaceBook page for the next movies to come! Sponsors Ozone Paragliders Sup’Air Lowe Alpine Ice Breaker Asolo Adidas Eyewear Le BipBip  

En route avec aile: On the road with wing

En route avec aile: On the road with wing A project of circumnavigation: Olivier Peyre and Nadège Perrot are going around the world by bike, paragliding and sailboat hitchhiking.

Parateam: Sebastien Blein y Guillaume Chatain

  Parateam: Sebastien Blein and Guillaume Chatain Traverse of the High-Atlas by “Flight-Bivouac” “The dream, my friends, the richness and the simplicity of encounters… all this associated to the incredible freedom of flight-bivouac (at least when it works out), and that’s it. That’s what we had the luck to experience during two weeks of flight-bivouac, […]

Sébastien Roux

Sébastien Roux The Traverse of the Winds by flight-bivouac, using the bipbp: 160km in 15 days and complete autonomy!

Damien Lacaze y Nicolas Pons

Damien Lacaze and Nicolas Pons Jumping the mountains by flight-bivouac in Berberland: The friends Damien Lacaze and Nicolas Pons conquered the Atlas, carrying lebipbip with them.