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A Hello from Chabre

A Hello from Chabre

Hi to all readers, At the moment we are in Chabre, for the Chabre open. Some statements: Atmosphere: fantastic Flying conditions: great (so far) Competitors: 124 Drink and food…hmmm depending on ourselves but the BBQ works well Tasks: challenging My status: hmmm Wings used: mainly…

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Austria 3 im X-Alps – Probegallop

Austria 3 im X-Alps – Probegallop

AUT 3 bei den Biotech Bordairline am Radsberg In den Rollen Christian Grohs: erster Supporter, Routenchecker, Taktik. Vera Polaschegg: Foto und Filmbeauftragte und Thomas Hofbauer, zuständig für Taktik, Fliegen, Laufen und Tempomacher auf unserer sportlichen Campingreise von Salzburg nach Monaco. Um mich auf meine Aufgaben…

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XC-Flying: It’s all about mental strength and attitude

XC-Flying: It’s all about mental strength and attitude

Preparation for and attitude during XC flights Last year we had a beer together after a great XC day and were talking about the importance of “the head” in cross country flying. Master mile-muncher Hans Tockner said: “XC flying is 100 % percent a mental…

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Manilla XC Camp 2013 (Australia)

Manilla XC Camp 2013 (Australia)

Hello friends! Manilla (Australia) is in the midst of a stonking good season in 2012-13. In fact, over the last few days I have heard Godfrey Wenness describe it several times as the best season he has seen in 25 years! Since October local pilots…

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German Juniors on the Trail of Austrian Engineers

German Juniors on the Trail of Austrian Engineers

Nearly two weeks ago (on the 25.11.) the german juniors team were on the path of the successful austrian engineers. At the DHV-Sportlertag (“athletes’ day”) Robert Schaller and me were honoured for our XC performance in 2012. Robert was the best German Newcomer (= first…

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Zweiter Rang in der Sportklasse @ Open IQQ und @ Open Antofagasta

Zweiter Rang in der Sportklasse @ Open IQQ und @ Open Antofagasta

Hallo Fliegerfreunde Habe zwei spannende Fliegerwochen hinter mir mit zwei FAI2-Compes im Norden von Chile. Der erste Wettkampf fand in IQQ (Iquique) ganz im Norden von Chile statt. Vier Tasks waren angesagt und vier Tasks wurden auch gestartet, wobei der schönste von allen aus mir…

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Serialcup 2012 – Slovenia (from Simon)

Serialcup 2012 – Slovenia (from Simon)

Hello to everybody from Slovenia! Previous week we had FAI 2 comp in Soca valley called Serialcup 2012. There was place for 110 entrants and comp was actually full more then 1 month before it started. We had some great flying days week before competition,…

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Serial Cup 2012-Jessica’s version

Serial Cup 2012-Jessica’s version

What a fantastic way to end the summer!! This was by far my favorite comp of the 2012 season. Unfortunately due to weather we only flew 3 tasks however they were 3 great tasks. Tolmin is without a doubt my favorite place to fly in…

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Junior and Ladies Challenge

Junior and Ladies Challenge

Dominic Schärtl, Robert Schaller, Matthias Seren and I have been in Greifenburg, Austria for the last week and we all participated in the Junior and Ladies Challenge. Dominic placed 9th and Robert 14th and I finished 21st overall out of 54 pilots. Matthias wasn’t flying…

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Italian Championships 2012 – Bassano del Grappa

Italian Championships 2012 – Bassano del Grappa

Italian Championships 2012 – Bassano del Grappa Sun, a nice place, loveley people and great conditions for a competition…this is what the Italian Championships were! Bassano, a place where you can fly all year long was the setting of this competition from 28th of July…

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