Tony Schmiesing Goes Paragliding!

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High Fives Athlete Tony Schmiesing Paragliding with Torrey Pines Gliderport Thanks to the Angel Wings Foundation (Photo Credit: Screen Shot from “Tony Flies with Angel Wings”)

High Fives Athlete, Tony Schmiesing Goes Paragliding!

Congratulations to Tony Schmiesing for taking to the air on June 11 with Torrey Pines Gliderport. Tony got to experience the sport of paragliding thanks to help from the Angel Wings Foundation. Learn more about High Fives Athlete, Tony Schmiesing via his Winter Empowerment page.

“If you like beauty, and you like floating in the sky…its pretty awesome!” – Tony Schmiesing

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About the Angel Wings Foundation: 

We raise funds to provide Free Tandem Flights in paragliding, hanggliding, paramotoring, trykes and gliders for disadvantaged children and individuals. We also want to help support, preserve and build the free flight community, flight parks, tandem pilots and launch sites around the world. We are working with Make A Wish Foundation, Wounded Warriors, Special Olympics, and other various groups, organizations, camps, and orphanages.

Please help support our efforts to share our love and passion for flight!

  • Description: Flight parks across all of North America and soon South America, Europe and Asia.
  • General information: To impact the life of an individual in a positive way. To provide an opportunity to experience the joyful exhilaration, passion and freedom of flight. To demonstrate love, care and encouragement to those less fortunate, by the paragliding, hanggliding and free flight communities. We’re not changing the world, but we’re changing the world for that person.

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About Torrey Pines Gliderport:

We seek to raise awareness for the free flight, and raise the level of free flying skills for pilots and enthusiasts in the United States, and all over the world. We have the ability to do this because we offer a program that is top ranked in the world, a matured professional instructor staff, a flying site which offers year round flying conditions and a high level of involvement to our students and the sport as a whole. In addition to training, the Torrey Pines Gliderport hopes to utilize the excitement associated with the sports of Hang Gliding and Paragliding to achieve a higher level of public awareness. We can do this by organizing charitable events, special clinics, competitions, tours, and exhibit local events.

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