Hang Gliding – flying isn’t just for the birds

Hang Gliding – flying isn’t just for the birds

At some point almost everyone has had a dream about flying like a bird.  I have an endless obsession with having my head up in the clouds.  I daydream often about catching the invisible lifts of air and seeing the world from above.  After all, flying isn’t just for the birds anymore.

I can’t imagine a better place for my first flight! Fort Funston National Park just south of San Francisco and North of Pacifica, offers some breathtaking views…even if they are WAY down there! Hang Gliding is the closest thing to flying like a bird and while we’re in Pacifica I thought, no better time than the present.

The experience is surreal and beautiful!  There wasn’t one moment that I didn’t feel safe and I didn’t expect that.  I thought there might be a split second where I wished there were a motor to keep us going but, the wind is an amazing accelerator!  As we were gliding along it felt like we could have stayed up for ever and I assume, as long as there is wind, we could.

If you have ever wondered what it would be like to hang glide, wonder no more.  Just press the play button and take your first virtual flight!  Maybe it will be just the motivation you need to put your head up in the clouds and fly like a bird.

Have you been Hang gliding?  If not what’s holding you back?  Tell us in the comment box below.