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× Learning speed flying not to be taken lightly

Mal Haskins in action. Photos: Supplied

The internet is full of videos of people jumping off high places with not much to hold them up. Some are of base jumpers, some are of paragliders and some are from an offshoot of paragliding — speed flyers. Following the fatal crash in October 2018 of unlicensed Wanaka speed flyer James William Taylor, also known as Jimmy Keane, Wanaka bureau chief  Mark…