Paragliding is considered an extreme sport. Same statement can be said about hang gliding too. There should be some safety measures that can help to save a pilot from injuries or even death.
Such a thing can be a fast-deploying airbag. Airbag can be stored in the harness. It can be launched either manually (by pilot or remotely by a trainer) or automatically if a soon-comming hard impact is detected. The airbag should be fast deploying, and should cover a pilot's body from every side. A pilot will end up sitting in a soft inflated capsule
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