Jon Wesley Lafferty was recently spotted powered paragliding over the Colorado River while dipping his feet in. Here's why Jon Lafferty loves to fly and how he got into powered paragliding.

Jon Lafferty grew up on the Western Slope pretty much his entire life. He was born in Glenwood Springs and went to preschool right down the street from the radio station. He traveled for a while and then returned to Grand Junction since he loves it so much.

Here's how John Lafferty got into powered paragliding and where he loves to fly in the Grand Valley.

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Jon Wesley Lafferty Loves Powered Paragliding in the Grand Valley

Jon Wesley Lafferty was recently spotted powered paragliding over the Colorado River in the Grand Valley. Here's how Jon Lafferty got into powered paragliding.

Watch: Person Paraglides Over Colorado River in Grand Junction

Watch this person do some powered paragliding over the Colorado River, and skim the water, in Grand Junction.

Why Adam Hernandez From Chipeta Elementary Loves Being a Teacher

Adam Hernandez teaches fifth grade at Chipeta Elementary School in Grand Junction. Here's how Adam became a teacher and his favorite thing about teaching.