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NOVA  XC Team Challenge 2018  – what a fun

NOVA XC Team Challenge 2018 – what a fun

Despite the fact that I have decided a while ago to step back from competitions and do more own projects, I could not resist to participate NOVA’s first XC Team Challenge as one of the team leaders. Reaching one goal as a team is something…

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NOVA Bordairrace Kampenwand 2018

NOVA Bordairrace Kampenwand 2018

A race to set your own waypoint as far as you can! The NOVA Bordairrace is a 33 h hike & fly competition series. The first one in 2018 took place at Kampenwand near lake Chiemsee in Bavaria. The weather forecast was very good for…

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Mentor 5 at high level in Chilean league

Mentor 5 at high level in Chilean league

Summer season is already finished for the chilean league and NTP Pope Salinas was very well ranked in the 3 categories running with Mentor 5, among more than 40 pilots, and he was: 2nd at General category 2nd at Sport category 1st at Standar category….

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Ligafliegen / League 2017 Brasil / Ceara – TRITON 2 on TOP

Ligafliegen / League 2017 Brasil / Ceara – TRITON 2 on TOP

Good news from Brasil: Finishing the League 2017 with TRITON 2 on top! 3 stages, 3 x first place, final ranking “Gold” in open class, leaving Icepeak & Co behind!Now looking forward to my new SECTOR Cheers from Brasil and a great 2018 season. Looking…

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Jahresrückblick Team Germany Teil 3 – Nördlicher Schwarzwald bis Schwäbische Alb

Jahresrückblick Team Germany Teil 3 – Nördlicher Schwarzwald bis Schwäbische Alb

Der Schwarzwald hat in den letzten Jahren sein Streckenflugpotenzial durch Piloten mit vorderen Platzierungen in der Flachlandwertung und im Deutschlandpokal des DHV-XC gezeigt. Und er hat landschaftlich einiges zu bieten. Auch unsere Flachland-Team-Piloten waren hier und auf der benachbarten Hochalb unterwegs. Lest den Jahresrückblick von…

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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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The 4th ‘Cottbuser Spreewald Open’

The 4th ‘Cottbuser Spreewald Open’

I am a member of the 1. Cottbuser Hang- and Paragliding Club located 100 km southeast from Berlin in close proximity to the Polish border. From 25th to 27th of May our club organized the paragliding cup “Spreewald Open” for the fourth time – really…

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New Zealand Nationals 2017

New Zealand Nationals 2017

A few weeks ago I participated in New Zealand Nationals which were held in Rotorua, in the heart of New Zealand’s North Island and brought together 80 pilots from 10 countries, including 12 women. Photo by Kris Ericksen This summer was very wet and windy…

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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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