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Paragliders are framed by the Alps, at left, and Lake Geneva during a preview for the media ahead of the fifth international acrobatic paragliding competition which runs from Aug. 23 to Aug. 25 in Villeneuve, western Switzerland, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. (Laurent Gillieron / Keystone)

Criticism of paragliding safety criticized 

FREE FLYING -- I've received a sharp response to my previous post regarding paragliding safety prompted by the death of David Norwood, a highly-regarded flyer who crashed to his death at Chelan Butte on Wednesday. Like all tragedies, the incident is causing some flyers to…

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