The Alpine weather hasn't been favorable so far for the Red Bull X-Alps paragliding/hiking contest. However day 5 gave a chance for some competitors to fly a bit longer.
Swiss Christian Maurer leads the race. He was notified of a 24h Forbidden Zone Penalty on Friday.
Finland's Jouni Makkonen damaged his glider on Saturday. He continues the race in 10th place with his back-up glider.
The first flyers are expected to reach Mont Blanc on Monday. From there they will turn south towards the final destination Monaco.