Dr. Jared Anderson, Dentist is an avid and competitive paraglider, who became the USA paragliding champion in 2016. He also set an Oregon state distance record in paragliding from Pine Mountain to just past the Steens Mountains, which was 145 miles.
He started paragliding in 2009 and began racing in 2012. Dr. Anderson joined the world cup circuit in 2014, and made the US paragliding team in 2015.
He competed for the us team in Colombia at the 2015 World Paragliding Championships.
In summer of 2016, he placed second at the Chelan Flats paragliding competition.
He later became the 2016 USA paragliding champion.
In the summer of 2015, he set the Oregon state distance record in paragliding from Pine Mountain to just past Steens Mountain, which was 145 miles.
Here is a link to Hang Gliding and Paragliding Magazine, where you can read a story about Dr. Anderson’s paragliding career on page 14-17.
Here is a video of one of his races this summer at the US Nationals. He is interviewed starting at 1:49.