We support our student pilots in developing their airmanship right from the very beginning level and on to intermediate and advanced levels. After earning their novice rating, we encourage them to pursue our intermediate program. That will allow for a smooth progression into more skillful, safe flying. Specialized clinics thermalling and ridge soaring are among our offerings that will take them further to enjoy great flights and happy landings.
Our lead instructor, Granger Banks is a professional, USHPA certified advanced tandem instructor. Granger is one of the early pioneers of paragliding in the US. After learning to fly
in 1988 in Europe, he opened one of the first paragliding schools in this country. His substantial, long experience is nearly unmatched. Having seen the best and worst of what paragliding can offer, Granger’s emphasis is on training safe, smart, capable pilots.
Name: GRANGER BANKS
- USHPA #: 57235
- Membership Class: Rogallo
- Membership Exp Date: 2/28/2015
- Division: PARAGLIDING
- Pilot Rating: ADVANCED (P-4)
- By: GREG SMITH Date: 12/14/1992
- Other Ratings and Special Skills: FL ST TFL TST PA AWCL CL FSL HA RLF RS TUR X-C
- Appointments: ADV INST,ST ADMIN,TAND INST
- ADV INST Exp Date: 12/31/20117
- TAND INST Exp Date: 12/31/2017
A progression oriented set of courses
From beginner to novice and to intermediate and advanced levels, plus special skill courses and periodical paragliding trips, domestic and international.
Parasoft offers in-house line repair, porosity testing, glider repair, and reserve repacks. No other paragliding schools or shops can offer all these services. Give us a call at 303-494-2820 and let us know how we can help you.
If you purchase a new paraglider from Parasoft, we want you to feel confident you made a good choice and we will do any reasonable repairs for the first year for free.
Our shop is right at the bottom of the only training hill in the Front Range—stop by and get your paratoys!