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PARAKITING [1 record]

Record 1 2011-05-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Skydiving, Paragliding and Hang Gliding
  • Water Sports (General)
DEF

The act or sport of soaring in a parachute while being towed against the wind by a motorboat, car, or other fast vehicle.

OBS

parakiting: Term used by Parks Canada.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Parachutisme, parapente et deltaplane
  • Sports nautiques (Généralités)
DEF

Sport d'initiation ou discipline de compétition en précision d'atterrissage au moyen d'un type de parachute à tuyères possédant la qualité de s'élever dans les airs lorsqu'il est tiré par un véhicule.

OBS

parachutisme ascensionnel : Terme en usage à Parcs Canada.

Spanish

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