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German Flatlands 2019 – Altes Lager – BERLIN

German Flatlands 2019 – Altes Lager – BERLIN

Die German Flatlands 2019 sind vorbei. Wetterbedingt konnten am Ende nur zwei Tasks geflogen werden. Der zweite gewertete Task (60km Race to Goal) war darum aber nicht weniger anspruchsvoll und spannend: Fluggelände “Altes Lager” bei Jüterbog – ein ehemaliger Militärflugplatz   Nach dem vorherigen Regentag…

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It’s Chabre Open time again

It’s Chabre Open time again

Like every year, I am participating in the Chabre Open. It’s a popular fun competition for wings from EN A to C. We started with a French record: 44 degrees C :-). Saturday was a test task. A small route to Veynes. I just made…

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Against the stream – Meeting with the X-Alps

Against the stream – Meeting with the X-Alps

Redbull-X-Alps – the ultimate adventure race! I’m absolutely fascinated by this race and I follow it as often as I can on the PC via live tracking. In Switzerland, the athletes had to fly or hike to Davos Turnpoint 6, then continue to the Titlis…

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“MENTOR 5 and me” bei den German Flatlands 2018 – mein erster richtiger Wettbewerb

“MENTOR 5 and me” bei den German Flatlands 2018 – mein erster richtiger Wettbewerb

German Flatlands 2018 – ein richtig echter Wettbewerb – dass ich das mal mitmache, hätte ich vor zwei Jahren noch gar nicht geglaubt. Das „Alte Lager“ war mir als sagenumwobener Gleitschirm-Hotspot schon lange ein Begriff, und Thoralf hat mich motiviert: Einfach mal mitmachen, Erfahrung sammeln,…

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Chabre Open 2018

Chabre Open 2018

Hi All, same as last year, I participated in the Chabre Open. It’s a great Fun Comp and always very quickly fully booked (this year in 11 minutes!). A lot of Britisch, Dutch, France pilots but also some German, Scandinavian and this year two Australian…

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AIRTOUR 2018 – 7-day hike & fly comp in the French Alps –  experienced by Max Boudot

AIRTOUR 2018 – 7-day hike & fly comp in the French Alps – experienced by Max Boudot

Day 1: St Hilaire – Valbonnais 2 flights 15 km – 56 km hike – 2852 m ascent 09:00h Race starts in Saint Hilaire (Coupe Icare’s hometown) with a glide to Belledone mountain range. Most of us land at Villard-Bonnot in a building site surrounded…

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NOVA Bordairrace – Graz 2018

NOVA Bordairrace – Graz 2018

Das Rennen ist vorüber.. Erfolgreich ist anders! Markus Anders gewinnt das Rennen verdient  Ein spiel mit den Beinen, einmal Duschen in der Luft und einem vernichtenden Umweg zum Schluss. Grün: Markus Anders Blau: Ferdinand Vogel   Der Aufstieg aus dem Stadtzentrum Graz zum Schöckel hinauf (18,7…

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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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