Tandem Paragliding at Hugo Sky Lounge Opens to Public


This is it! Tandem Paragliding at Hugo Sky Lounge will finally open its doors to the public this Saturday, April 29, 2017. With a starting price of P2500, you can already enjoy the pleasure of an unforgettable tandem paragliding flight with an amazing view over Cagayan de Oro.

An exceptional adrenaline rush for an overlooking view of the city and the surrounding mountains for a magical moment!

My Adrenaline-Rush Tandem Paragliding at Hugo Sky Lounge

I had my first-hand experience of Tandem Paragliding at Hugo Sky Lounge together with the cdobloggers and other media outlets yesterday, April 26, 2017. A truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity I took conquering my fear of heights. Two words: I survived!

Wind and Weight go hand in hand!

I was listed second to the last so anxiety did not take over yet until my name was called due to wind-and-weight considerations. Winds are utilized for paragliders to stay aloft longer so weight is taken into careful consideration that allows up to maximum 100kg weight. The wind at that specific moment was just enough to launch lighter paragliders and I was the chosen one.

This is how they check the wind!

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Some radar to keep them updated with the status of the weather!

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Wind is good if the white cloth is in 90 degrees angle.

Imagine the anxiety. I was mentally and physically prepared expecting that I will be called last. I was literally trembling as I went closer towards the paragliders. Even after I was strapped with the gears, I pleaded one last time if I could take the next flight! Thanks to these three, they were enthusiastic enough to enlighten my spirit!

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A moment of Persuasion!

tandem paragliding at hugo sky lounge

Wait for the glass floors people for the initial adrenaline rush before take-off!

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[image]The glass was one of the things the guides kept telling me that I was lucky enough the floor covers were not taken off yet to reveal it. Or else I’ll be literally crawling my way.haha

After a sip of water, game was on!

tandem paragliding at hugo sky lounge

tandem paragliding at hugo sky lounge

5 SECONDS before take off is the scariest!

I was like passing out as everyone’s busy preparing me for the take off. My tummy was even exposed as they were holding the harness which was a good thing since it diverted my attention. The next thing I knew, I heard the words “Clear! Clear! Run na Ma’am!” and I was screaming out from my lungs!

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THE BEST FEELING is after take off!

I imagined myself screaming all the way on top but it was actually just short right after take off and I was comfortably sitting (as they describe it) on my 5-star chair. In fact, I kept repeating myself that it was just like in a living room observing a beautiful view!

Don’t Look down though!

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Don’t look down though or your stomach would soon start churning!

Either…

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Look up!

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Or Look far away!

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The view!

The Landing is also SCARY!

As I slowly went down for the landing, I was again screaming. The feeling was like (hiyak kaayo)!

tandem paragliding at hugo sky lounge

tandem paragliding at hugo sky lounge

tandem paragliding at hugo sky lounge

tandem paragliding at hugo sky lounge
The first who took the paragliding had a scratch on her knees but I managed!

Watch the full video in HD! FYI, video was shorten to make it less dragging!

For more info: please contact 09194741131 or 09278204287!