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    a combination of paragliding and parachuting, in which people fly very fast down a steep slope using a cloth wing that is about half the size of a typical paraglider
    A British adventurer who went missing in Switzerland after taking part in the extreme sport of speed-flying has been found alive after four days.
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 19/09/2012 12:43:00

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