The Eastern Sierra is one of the top areas in the world for flying. The adventurous nature of the mountains surrounding Mammoth Lakes, CA, coupled with the extreme sport of paragliding mean that a paraglider has to take into account many factors to remain safe. 

Join record-breaking paraglider pilot, Dave Turner as he talks about misconceptions about, what it's like paragliding in the Eastern Sierra, and the real reason paraglider pilots run and take off off the sides of mountains.