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Bordairline adventure race Tolmin  –  Little hike, just fly   ;–))

Bordairline adventure race Tolmin – Little hike, just fly ;–))

Some rollercoaster weather forecast for most parts of the Alps and keen on testing my new glider , a MENTOR 4 light, in a competitive environment. No doubt for me to take part in the 2nd Bordairline adventure race inTolmin (Slovenia) from May 7th to…

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Postcard from Colombia – Introducing myself

Postcard from Colombia – Introducing myself

Hi in the NPT Name is Johanna Hamne, a Swede that ended up living on the Norwegian coast for a while. I work as a engineer, and spend my free time flying, skiing, hiking; basically everything that involves being outside! Before Christmas it was decided…

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The Intermountain Wide-Open

The Intermountain Wide-Open

So it has been almost a week and I finally feel like I am fully recovered from what was the 2015 Intermountain Wwide-Open, a new twist on paragliding contests.  I had organized the event as an excuse to take a week off work and go…

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Chabre was great again!

Chabre was great again!

After my unfortunally bomb out on tuesday, I had three days left to get back in the top, which is not so difficult on the very fast Triton 2 :-). But on wednesday, the race was cancelled due to strong winds. Thursday was great with…

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Competition Results with my M4 XS – from Silvia (Portugal)

Competition Results with my M4 XS – from Silvia (Portugal)

Hi from Portugal I want to share with you about my second national competition with M4 XS :) Well, I did goal on second task – http://www.xcontest.org/world/en/flights/detail:SilviaVenturaNovaTeamPilot/28.6.2015/12:38   But I got 0 points, because I passed the altitude limit of 3200 meters… There was very…

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Chabre 2015

Chabre 2015

  Hi everybody, its Chabre open time again. Lots of good fun with Jocky, Mike and David and compagny. Three task flown so far and conditions are great. The first two task I landed in good times on goal putting me in 5e position. BUT……yesterday…

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MY FIRST TRITON FLIGHT (300 KM) – COMPETITION (1.)

MY FIRST TRITON FLIGHT (300 KM) – COMPETITION (1.)

Hi @ all, it is a long time ago (10.2014) when I received my Triton 2. I went as quick as possible to Quixada to do my first flight with it. The forecast of the weather condition predicted quite strong winds, so I decided to…

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Mal was ganz anderes für unsere Streckenflieger…

Mal was ganz anderes für unsere Streckenflieger…

Normalerweise versuchen wir ja, möglichst lange in der Luft zu sein, möglichst hoch zu fliegen, gemütlich an den Startplatz zu kommen, mit Zeit den Schirm zu packen und dabei den soeben erlebten Flug nochmals Revue passieren zu lassen… Normalerweise…   Jedes Jahr im Herbst, Ende…

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Crossalps 2014

Crossalps 2014

Nachdem ich voriges Jahr aufgrund der X-Alps Teilnahme auf einen Start beim Crossalps verzichten musste, freute ich mich heuer umso mehr einen der begehrten Startplätze für den Jubiläumsbewerb ergattert zu haben. Es ist schon ein irres Gefühl gemeinsam mit 110 Fliegern unten am Start zu…

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Chabre Update

Chabre Update

Hi All, actually there is no news…Task saturday…no! Sunday unfortunally, monday too much wind. it was possible to do free flying , so we had some nice flights but no competition days. The only good news..The Netherlands beat the mexicans so were in the 1/4…

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