You’ve probably heard of paragliding, and you may even know a bit about falconry … but we’re guessing you’ve never heard of the new sport that’s a fusion of the 2: parahawking.

Yes, it’s a real thing.

Watch as Rachel Rudwall goes paragliding in San Diego with a different kind of expert guide: a hawk. Rachel gets a truly unique view of Torrey Pines State Reserve as she soars high above the coast, led by Shanti, a Harris hawk that is trained to fly with humans.

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Allee SangioloA Boston native and Washington, DC, resident, Allee has been growing her bucket list since she began working as an Interactive Producer for TravelChannel.com. When not playing with her Frenchie...

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