North West Wales

Anglesey man Paul Cox uses paramotor to commute to work

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Media captionPaul Cox uses his paramotor whenever weather allows

An Anglesey thrill-seeker has described how he commutes to work on a paraglider powered by a motor.

Paul Cox, 51, from Gwalchmai, flies the 10 miles from his home to Holyhead boatyard whenever the weather allows.

The Royal Navy overseer swapped his pushbike for the paramotor three years ago after discovering the activity on a holiday to Alicante, Spain.

Mr Cox said: "I just love being up there. It really makes you appreciate the beauty of the coastline."

He added: "My work colleagues think it's great when I come into work with it strapped to my back.

"I like to do displays for them."

Image copyright Paul Cox
Image caption He is also licensed by the Civil Aviation Authority to do low-level photography using drones.
Image copyright Paul Cox
Image caption Paul Cox flies the ten miles from his home to Holyhead boatyard whenever the weather allows

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