Kiting a paraglider just by holding onto the risers is great fun. Hand kiting is a great way to inflate a glider and check if all the lines are clear before actually hooking in. One great method to kite a glider is to hold both risers in one hand and use the free hand to tend to the brake lines. The other fun way is to hold one riser in each hand. Holding one riser in each hand really emphasizes how important weight shift turns are. Sometimes, when kiting in wind, it is important to remember to just let go. A little bit of hand kiting is not worth getting dragged into the bushes or taken for a flight.
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