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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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MENTOR 4 winning Sports Class at 16th Open Santiago

MENTOR 4 winning Sports Class at 16th Open Santiago

Hi Team Pilots Friends, I am happy and proud to inform you that came in 1st in Sport Category at 16th Open Santiago with my MENTOR 4. In the Serial category I came in 3rd.   Happy New Year and cheers from Chile Pope Salinas

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Good news from Poland

Good news from Poland

 Photo  :  Matyas Podor Hi  everyone! Some of good news from Poland :) We had  really good season in XC competition of 2016 in Poland  ! 1. In Fun/Standard class pilots with Nova wings  were on 1, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 and 10th positions :…

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2 Weeks in France – SIV and Chabre Open

2 Weeks in France – SIV and Chabre Open

Recently I spent a week in Annecy doing an SIV and XC course with Jocky Sanderson and then going on to participate in the Chabre Open in Laragne which was my first ever competition. The 2 weeks I spent in France were awesome and I…

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3 NOVA wings on the podium at Iquique XC League (Chile)

3 NOVA wings on the podium at Iquique XC League (Chile)

A Mentor 4 and two Triton 2 dominated the 6th task of the Iquique XC League in Chile. NOVA Team Pilot Pope Salinas won the 67 km task in about 2,5 hours flying his Mentor 4 wing, beating the competitors on his EN B. The podium:…

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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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