Who: 2015 Paragliding World Cup
Where: Bir village of Himachal Pradesh
When: 24-31 October 2015
The 2015 Paragliding World Cup (PWC) was held in Bir village of Himachal Pradesh between 24 October and 31 October 2015.
It was for the first time India hosted a PWC and it is the biggest aero sport event held in India so far.
At the end of the event, while Swiss pilot Michael Kuffer topped the table in the men’s category, Yuki Sato of Japan topped the table in the women’s league.
From the Indian side, Ajay Kumar emerged as the best pilot by positioning himself at the 31st rank overall. Gurpreet Dhindsa (63) and Arvind Paul (70) were the only two other Indians figured in the top 100 list.
The 2015 PWC was organised by the Billing Paragliding Association of India and Airports Authority of India (AAI) was the title sponsor.