Howard Travers has played a major role in achieving recognition of Paragliding as a sport. He became PRO for the BHPA Competitions committee in 1992 and has been a regular contributor to Skywings magazine. He has organised many Paragliding competitions and attracted commercial sponsorship. He has recently retired after several years as the UK delegate to the FAI-CIVL, which he succeeded in getting renamed as the Hang Gliding and Paragliding Commission.
RAeC Certificate of Merit
British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association