Articles Tagged With ‘paragliding’




Victim of Santa Barbara paragliding accident identified

Officials have identified the woman killed in a Thanksgiving Day paragliding accident in Santa Barbara County as 56-year-old Marjorie “Marge” Variano of Cornelius, North Carolina. Variano, who previously lived in Santa Barbara, was paragliding off... (Continue reading)

Woman dies in Thanksgiving paragliding crash

An approximately 50-year-old woman was killed in a crash while paragliding Thursday near La Cumbra Peak in the Santa Ynez Mountains of Santa Barbara County, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. KCOY reports... (Continue reading)

Paraglider gets tangled in Templeton power lines

A paraglider crashed into a power pole in Templeton and became tangled in power lines early Thursday afternoon. Emergency crews responded and rescued. The paraglider was not electrocuted, but he did suffer injuries. His current... (Continue reading)

SLO paraglider who died identified

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has identified 55-year-old San Luis Obispo man Warren Brockett as the man who died after crashing-landing last week while paragliding in Cayucos. Shortly after 1 p.m. on July... (Continue reading)

SLO man dies after Cayucos paragliding crash

A 55-year-old San Luis Obispo man died after a paragliding accident Friday afternoon in Cayucos. Shortly after 1 p.m., the man crash landed in an open field east of Highway 1 and 1,200 yards south... (Continue reading)