Watch these swooping paragliders skim across water in style

Competitive canopy piloting has added a remarkable event where pilots get points for skimming their feet across a shallow water feature and landing within a small square. Points are given for precision and style.

Dubai has become a skydiving destination due to weather conditions and resources to support this fast-growing sport.


Bonus: some footage from preparation and execution of their remarkable opening night ceremony last year. The Emirate Aerosports Foundation has info on this year's DIPC event.