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Monday, August 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Paragliding racer will visit Spokane

In this photo provided by Red Bull race leader Christian Maurer of Switzerland flies past the Mont Blanc turnpoint on day 9 of the Red Bull X-Alps adventure race from Salzburg to Monaco in Haute-Savoie, France, Monday July 27, 2009. The Spokane-area paragliding group, Center of Lift, is hosting an athlete fresh from competing in the Red Bull X-Alps paragliding race. (Dean Treml / AP)
In this photo provided by Red Bull race leader Christian Maurer of Switzerland flies past the Mont Blanc turnpoint on day 9 of the Red Bull X-Alps adventure race from Salzburg to Monaco in Haute-Savoie, France, Monday July 27, 2009. The Spokane-area paragliding group, Center of Lift, is hosting an athlete fresh from competing in the Red Bull X-Alps paragliding race. (Dean Treml / AP)

The local paragliding group, Center of Lift, is hosting an athlete fresh from competing in the Red Bull X-Alps paragliding race.

Jesse Williams will talk about his experience as a pilot in the 2017 X-Alp race.

The event is Wednesday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Mountain Gear headquarters (6021 E. Mansfield.)

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