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Parasailing industry taking a dive -

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It offers stunning views for people seeking a thrill, but Australia's parasailing tourism industry is nearly half of what it used to be a few years ago.

Phil Bird, who's been in the business for nearly 30 decades, says it's time to get out of the line of work where he's spent much of his working life.

Parasailing is in his blood. He makes parasails, he runs a parasailing tourism business, and was even married parasailing, taking his vows under the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Phil Bird, Manly Parasailing