Paragliding, Vietnam's flying paragliders ' recreational and competitive adventure sport, is slowly gaining popularity among thrill-seekers. 
Paragliding, or parachute gliding, is exciting with the flying-like feeling and spectacular views of natural beauty, according to many young people.

“This is an interesting sport which helps improve health and release stress,” Cao Ha Tan, a 33-year-old-paragliding instructor, stated to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper.

Paragliding is also said to help train concentration, accuracy, and calmness in dealing with problems, as a moment of distraction may end in disaster.

While the sport allows players to follow different rules strictly, and the weather often presents obstacles for attempts at paragliding, players are willing to go to great lengths for the exciting experience.

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News via Tuoi Tre and photo courtesy of Vietnamnet