Parahawking is the latest airborne sport being practiced in Nepal, where paragliders fly through the air accompanied by trained birds of prey who perform acrobatic maneuvers for their entertainment.
Creator Scott Mason says parahawking is more than just feeding birds in mid-air, though thats pretty cool in itself.
It gives people the opportunity to get up close and personal with raptors, study them in their own environment, and experience the world from a birds eye view in the most direct way possible.
Though parahawking is an extreme sport, Mason assures that theres no real danger since trained falcons and hawks would never peck a gliders eyes out.
All it takes to go parahawking is the ability to run a few steps for the takeoff and landing, so even kids can enjoy the flighty adventure.
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