Southeasterly perfect for paraglider

Pilot Paul Copland, of Dunedin, makes the most of a rare southeasterly breeze to fly his paraglider between St Kilda and St Clair beaches in Dunedin.

PHOTOS: STEPHEN JAQUIERY
PHOTOS: STEPHEN JAQUIERY
Mr Copland, who has flown paragliders for 25 years, said the wind only blew in that particular direction about 10 days a year. Flying low over the sand dunes gave a great sense of speed and if you got too close the sand made for a softer landing.

After completing his flight he packed the parachute into his boot in time to collect his children from school.

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