Place of birth





Cross Country, Acro & Hike and Fly



"I don't believe in limits, fear is just a negative thought about something that hasn't happened yet."

Daughter of flying parents, my paragliding birthplace was Algodonales. When I had only been flying for a few months, I participated in my first national competition and then many more followed: the Spanish Championships and the Andalusian and Catalan paragliding leagues.

Weekend flyer (at the moment), I have the ambition to break the Spanish distance record. The Junta de Andalucía recognised me a high performance athlete in 2019 and 2020 and I am pursuing a theoretical physics career. My mind is set to continue progressing and learning in this incredible sport.
Azahara Velasco
Azahara Velasco
Azahara Velasco
Azahara Velasco
Azahara Velasco


Azahara Velasco

I wanted to be an astronaut

Since I was 4 years old I wanted to be an astronaut, but I think I'll stick with paragliding and theoretical physics.

Azahara Velasco

The passion for flying

Because my parents flew when I was little, paragliding seemed boring to me. It was only when I saw the Rodríguez brothers at the free flight festival at El Yelmo that I developed the passion for flying. Their maneuvers were certainly better than riding the roller coaster at the amusement park.

Azahara Velasco

We were called the Gin Tonic family

My father flew a Gin glider and my mother a Windtech Tonic.

Azahara Velasco


Now the three of us fly Niviuk because safety is the most important thing to us. 

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