Being called a heroine while fighting against Covid 19

Being called a heroine while fighting against Covid 19

Hello everyone, I hope you are in good health and ideally immunized for COVID 19. As far as I can see, some of you can already fly, right? Here in Portugal, we aren’t allowed fly yet. We hope that some time in May it will…

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Female Meeting Helping girls to fly farther

Female Meeting Helping girls to fly farther

So it was another meeting of female paraglider pilots. We did this with the intention to bring together pilots of different levels but with the same goals: to fly more and more safely. With cheers from Portugal Silvia Ventura  

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I am back! Paragliding, the ultimate passion

I am back! Paragliding, the ultimate passion

I put on my shirt and my ring – the one my love gave to me. The earrings that I inherited from my aunt. The wire with the winged pendant that my friend gave to me when I turned 50 years old. I put on…

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My old NOVA TRITON 1 & my old friends on the Carnival’s day

My old NOVA TRITON 1 & my old friends on the Carnival’s day

Just a perfect day to fly: Good friends beside and training day at Fonte da Telha’ Beach. I share with you one of the 3 flights (on my old TRITON, not T2) of that day. Not an easy flight, because of the turbulence from the…

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Goals 2017

Goals 2017

  Now that National Portuguese Paragliding Championship and Pre-European 2017 at Larouco Mountain are over, it is time to reflect about it: – I had 16 hours of airtime, – flew 285 km, – in five tasks , – and made goal four times.  …

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National Championship in Portugal – first stage

National Championship in Portugal – first stage

Hello from Portugal Last week – 11/06/2017 till 17/06/2017 – the first part of our National Paragliding Championships took place in Castelo de Vide, a small village near de border with Spain. The forecast was superb – and we did very good flights. My results…

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Goals for 2017 (from Silvia from Portugal)

Goals for 2017 (from Silvia from Portugal)

Good day to all Returning from a beautiful 3 days of paragliding training, at Algodonales and with Wind – Centro de atividades de montanha – Windteam Pro and almost starting the competition season, it is time to share with you what I will do, what…

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30 December 2016 – Arrábida Mountain in Portugal

30 December 2016 – Arrábida Mountain in Portugal

  I am here just to share with you two things: 1) My simple, but so pure amazing and smooth last 2016′ 30 Dec flight with small and technical winter thermal condition, and the feelings after this flight …. like Robbie Williams say in his…

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My 2016 Season – News from Silvia in Portugal

My 2016 Season – News from Silvia in Portugal

In June, less than a week for the beginning of the national competition season, I was prepared for the “fight” to get the best position on the female classification and also on the overall ranking. I made my homework: since last October I started to…

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The first XC flight on my Triton 2 Light XS

The first XC flight on my Triton 2 Light XS

The first XC flight of my NT2LXS The preparation for 2016 season started a few months ago – in November 2015 – when I began to inquire about TRITON 2 Light XS – Thanks Steve Nash, Till Gottbrath and Johanna.  Along with the decision to…

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