Our dear friend, Bob Johnson, passed away on June 28th, 2009 of natural causes. He will be sorely missed. Aloha, Bob.
For non-paragliding viewers, the noise at the end of this video is of our "vario" - a device that beeps in an increasingly higher pitched tone in order to tell us when we're going up. It's intended to symbolize that Bob has left us and is ascending to his rightful place.