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Paramotoring World Record: Full Power Down Under

Chris Atkinson is an Australian record hunter. His ambitious self-declared goal is to take the open distance record from Ramón Morillas, and he has a few windy places in Australia where he thinks that might be possible. This summer however hasn’t seen the best weather Down Under, and so he has had to look elsewhere to satisfy his hunger. As well as bagging the Australian open distance record earlier this year, he set two new world records (pending ratification) in February and March: limited fuel triangle and the limited fuel open distance.

In issue 24 of Paramotor Magazine he writes about the triangle, while here, exclusively for, he describes his successful attempt to smash the limited fuel open distance record, a feat he managed on 6 March 2011 with a flight of 284km..........