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Point of the Mountain Petition to Save north side: 03/16/2013 The north side of the Point of the Mountain, Draper, UT, is currently being mined and the local community are banding together for 10,000 signatures to both save the flying site but also the Salt Lake City/Draper skyline. Click here to sign the petition. Or read more on the effort website: www.savesteepmountain.org
NY Times - World Record Article 1/13/2013: Congratulations to Dustin Martin (475 mi) and Jonny Durand (472 mi) on the World Record Encampment from July 2012. If you would like to revel in their hang gliding and flying feats, visit this well-written NY Times Article Read the story... and NY Times interactive piece about the Article.
ELECTION RESULTS 12/21/2012: The election has closed and here are the results of the election for USHPA regional directors to serve the 2013-2014 term. Not all regions had an election, since directors serve staggered two year terms. Read more...
DUES CHANGE (effective 1/1/2013): After much deliberation at the Fall Board of Directors meeting, following insurance hikes and other costs due to inflation since our last dues change in 2007, the Association is forced to raise the dues by $24 for ALL memberships. The Family discount was lowered to an $18 savings and the Subscriptions will now be raised by $8.Full details are listed here.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS PARAGLIDING 10/10/2012: Paragliding Above the Red Desert, Wyoming photo and description here.