Flying through the air, surfing on the clouds, soaring high or low above the ground, sharing a thermal with an eagle - all these things are possible, for you! Paragliding is a sacred, personal sport that combines the natural elements and a pilot's training, skills and ambition into an endeavor that few humans ever get to experience. At Cloudsurf Paragliding we believe that paragliding can be learned safely and progressively without the need for fear or undo risk. If you carefully chose your level of risk and stay within your limits this sport can be safer than mountain biking or driving on a highway. Whether you are a retiree looking for a more stimulating pastime than golf, or a young gun who has ambitions to break world records and become the next top pilot, start your training with Cloudsurf Paragliding and stay safe.
Matt Henzi was born to fly and had always dreamt of becoming a pilot. After he was introduced to paragliding on March 13, 2009, with a brief soaring flight above the sand dunes along the Oregon coast, he became all-consumed with becoming the most capable pilot possible. As a lifelong coach and guide in various mountain sports, bringing this knowledge and possibility to others was a natural progression. Now an expert pilot as well as a highly trained instructor, Matt brings a rare combination of skills and knowledge to the sport of paragliding in the US. If you desire the highest possible level of competency and safety in this magical endeavor of flying please contact Matt for more information about becoming a pilot yourself.
If you would like personal coaching on thermal flying, XC flying or competition flying contact Matt and arrange a flying vacation. Coaching and clinics can be arranged at any flying site that best suits our training goals: Over water SIV/Acro coaching, mountain XC flights, vol-biv flying, international flying.
Matt can provide the highest level tandem training experience to almost anyone, no experience required. Learn the fine details of advanced flying or just enjoy your scenic experience. From $150 for a training flight to $300 for a mountain tandem training experience.
We have developed a thorough and comprehensive 14 day training program. Our philosophy is to train new pilots to a very high standard of safety and competency before sending them out as a solo pilot. If you value safety and true flying skills over a rating card you've come to the right place. Contact Matt to arrange a 14 day intensive training program for Spring 2018.