Paragliding from the 7 Summits.

Pierre Carter
Johannesburg Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 19:00

Pierre Carter, team leader, has been an enthusiastic climber and adventurer since 1982 and started paragliding in 1988. He gained his mountain and flying experience in the Andes, Alps and at home. He claimed the South African Paragliding champion title a few times during the 90’s and competed in the World Championships with his champion status. In 2008 he was nominated Solomon Adventurer of the year. He has competed in the Redbull-X-Alps (the most prestigious paragliding competition) in 2009 and 2011. So far Pierre has successfully flown from the summit of Mt Elbrus, Aconcagua and Kilimanjaro.

Pierre Carter first thought about the idea of paragliding from the summit of the highest mountain on each continent, known as the 7 summits, 10 years ago. So far he has 2 summits down, 5 more to go. 

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