The first and original aerobatics paraglider and hang-glider competition. This competition saw it all: from the born of the aerobatics discipline in the late 90's into the transition into modern acro and the first FAI World Championships.
From 1998 till 2006 every year the world’s best paraglider and hangglider pilots met up in Villeneuve(Switzerland) to show their skills over the lake Geneva for thousands of spectators.
Later it became a prestigious station of the Aerobatics World Cup Tour and was growing every year. In 2004 29 paraglider pairs took part in the synchro competition. In this category of the race the Rodriguez brothers are unbeatable since 6 years…
From 16th to 27th august 2006 the RedBull Vertigo hosted the 1st FAI World Aerobatics Championships.
Since 2007 the RedBull Vertigo event is continued to take place under the names "Vertigo Swiss Riviera" and "Sonchaux Acro Show".