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Great pilots were first great ground handlers. Learn to kite, grow your skills.

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BGD Seed - Kite

Great pilots were first great ground handlers. Learn to kite, grow your skills.


Blown out? Grab a SEED and refine your skills! Ground handling is never a waste of time, even for professionals. You can learn essential skills that directly relate to in the air flying. Deflations, stalls, brake pressure and active piloting can all be practiced while kiting the SEED safely on the ground.


The SEED is our affordable premier training paraglider, made for ground handling only. The SEED was developed from the EN-B EPIC, and acts and feels like a full-size paraglider. It is made from durable 50g cloth and has three risers. It’s a fun accessory for parawaiting at takeoff, practicing kiting, or just goofing around like Spiderman.

Bruce's Notes

I designed the SEED as simple as possible, while keeping the most essential and up-to-date designs features. A strong shark nose, CCB, 3D panel shaping on the lower surface and countless other features make the SEED feel like a normal paraglider. I always say, “good ground handlers make good pilots” so the SEED was produced to teach the most essential skills in a glider small enough to manage even in strong winds.


Top surface 
 Dominico N40 50g/m²
Bottom surface 
 Dominico N40 50g/m²
Internal structure 
 Dominico N30 Hard 42g/m²
Nose reinforcing 
 Plastic wire 2,3mm and 2,7mm
 13mm black Kevlar/nylon webbing
Top lines 
 Liros DSL (Sheathed)
Middle lines 
 Liros DSL (Sheathed)
Lower lines 
 Edelrid (Sheathed)
 Liros DSL (Sheathed)


Linear scaling factor0.78Linear scaling factor
Projected area11.91
Flat area14.00
Glider weight2.7kg
Total line length194m
Number of main lines3/4/3A/B/C
Flat aspect ratio4.4 
Projected aspect ratio3.2 
Root cord2.24m
Flat span7.94m
Projected span6.30m
In-flight weight range30-120kg
Trim speed45km/h
Top speed45km/h
Min sink20m/sec
Best glide5 


Cord Cut Billow (CCB)

Cord Cut Billow technology has been developed to improve the form friction, glider stability and overall performance of our paragliders. Two seams run chord-wise across the top panels of the leading edge to accommodate the panel ballooning that happens when the wing is inflated. Up to five centimetres of excess material is created on the sides of an inflated flat panel bending over a wing profile. Cord Cut Billow technology absorbs the material with a 3D panel resulting in fewer ripples and improved rib profile shape and stability.


Snap Locks

Snap Locks are lightweight compact attachments that effortlessly connect brakes to the risers with a small focused magnet inside the catch and an internal locking system that holds the handle in every direction except down toward the pilot. This unique design feature means the handles don’t fall off while kiting, packing, or performing manoeuvres. The Snap Lock system solves many of the problems associated with press-studs and magnets.

3D panel shaping

A very clean and accurate lower surface .

Three-riser system

Simple and efficient.