This event was followed by around 261 paragliders from every corner of the country. Some of them coming from several big city in Indonesia such as Bali, Lombok and Jakarta.
This event was officially opened by the Assistant of Setda Kabupaten Malang, Sukowiyono together with The Head of Disparbud Malang, Dr Made Arya Wedanthara SH MSi, on Friday (22/11/2019).
All the athletes were looking so enthusiast and couldn't wait to start the competition. The beautiful scenery around has challenged them to ride the wind on the area.
The athletes took off from the
Waung hill and then landed on the Modangan Beach. Their time of riding felt so short since they were all enjoying their ride as well the beauty of the Modangan Beach from above.
"This annual event is intended to support the sport tourism program by the Disparbud Malang as well to celebrate the anniversary of Malang," Sukowiyono said.
In accordance to what Sukowiyono said The Head of Disparbud Malang, Dr Made Arya Wedanthara SH MSi said that this event as one of sport tourism program will be held annually, and that Modangan Beach will be ready if it asked to be the next place to hold the next Paralayang Trip of Indonesia. (*)