PHOTOS: A paramotor ride over South Surrey

A paraglider cruises over farmland in South Surrey, near 8 Avenue and Highway 15, Monday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)A paraglider cruises over farmland in South Surrey, near 8 Avenue and Highway 15, Monday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A paraglider cruises over farmland in South Surrey, near 8 Avenue and Highway 15, Monday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)A paraglider cruises over farmland in South Surrey, near 8 Avenue and Highway 15, Monday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A paraglider cruises over farmland in South Surrey, near 8 Avenue and Highway 15, Monday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)A paraglider cruises over farmland in South Surrey, near 8 Avenue and Highway 15, Monday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A paraglider cruises over farmland in South Surrey, near 8 Avenue and Highway 15, Monday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)A paraglider cruises over farmland in South Surrey, near 8 Avenue and Highway 15, Monday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A paraglider cruises over farmland in South Surrey, near 8 Avenue and Highway 15, Monday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)A paraglider cruises over farmland in South Surrey, near 8 Avenue and Highway 15, Monday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

A person gliding with a paramotor cruised over farmland in South Surrey Monday afternoon, near 8 Avenue and Highway 15.

Paramotoring is defined by Transport Canada as an ultralight aircraft, requiring users to have a pilot licence, registration and insurance. Paragliding, however, doesn’t have the same requirements as they are typically launched from mountainous areas and rely on wind updraft to sustain elevation.

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