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Pyrenees Hike & Fly – Podcasts

Pyrenees Hike & Fly – Podcasts

As a way of sharing our recent Pyrenees Hike & Fly adventure with other pilots, we decided to record a Podcast. Judith Mole (who helped us at the end of our trip) has created a diverse range of paragliding related podcasts and she has now added our…

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Across the Pyrenees

Across the Pyrenees

Well we made it across the Pyrenees, exactly in the 18 days that we had allowed ourselves. The strong north wind that set up for almost a week in the middle of the crossing ensured that we walked a significant part of the way. Although…

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PYRENEES HIKE & FLY – from West to East

PYRENEES HIKE & FLY – from West to East

On Wednesday 22nd August, Dean Crosby and Steve Nash will set off on a hike and fly adventure across the Pyrenees. We will start from Hendaye in France and will either travel on foot or underneath our NOVA ION2 LIGHT paragliders to Cadaques on Spain’s Mediterranean coast;…

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CROSSALPS 2012 – Location: Hochries, Germany.

CROSSALPS 2012 – Location: Hochries, Germany.

Last weekend 3 Nova Team Pilots competed in the 2012 edition of the Crossalps, a hiking and paragliding competition with the objective to go as far away AND back in 33 hours; with the emphasis on having fun whilst trying. Till Gottbrath, Vera Polaschegg and…

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Veras Crossalps 2012

Veras Crossalps 2012

Bei Sauwetter das Packl stundenlang geradeaus über eine Landstraße schleppen?- Die spinnen ja! Lieber 1000m senkrecht als stundenlang so geradeaus hatschn! Da fall ich ja um vor lauter Langeweile und Fußweh- so war meine Devise noch vor einem Jahr…. Bis ich dann vergangenen Herbst mit…

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climb & fly Königsjodler – from Roland Werner

climb & fly Königsjodler – from Roland Werner

Hello guys! This season I tried to focus more on my studies (microbiology) which I’m in the final stadium now. Believe me, I had a hard time, trying not to fly too much and spend more time in the lab and behind the desk. Anyway,…

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CROSSALPS 2011 – 33 Stunden Fliegen und Gehen – Über das Pech, Glück zu haben

CROSSALPS 2011 – 33 Stunden Fliegen und Gehen – Über das Pech, Glück zu haben

Dear Friends from the NOVA Pilots Team, we have agreed to publish everything in Eglish to make it undestandable for everybody. This little article is based on another story which I have already written – in German. Being very busy at the moment, I don’t…

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X-Alps Training in Snowdonia, North Wales

X-Alps Training in Snowdonia, North Wales

I’ve been training hard over the winter, but now the flying is coming good over here in the UK. This short YouTube movie shows a fantastic, if tough, training ground in one of the disused slate quarries in the heart of the Snowdonia Mountains. I…

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Photographic report by Werner Luidolt from the current Thermik Magazin 3/2011:

Photographic report by Werner Luidolt from the current Thermik Magazin 3/2011:

Skitour across the Ennstal/Austria with Paraglider. At the beginning of winter I went on a tour with a friend across Tauplitz/Salzkammergut, taking my touring skis and a paraglider. That day was an amazing experience and we enjoyed a very special atmosphere – this >magic moment<…

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First Flight From Santa Ana, El Salvador

First Flight From Santa Ana, El Salvador

The first flight ever from Santa Ana was made with a Mentor 2 flown by Volker Behrend. I followed him with a tandem. The impressive Vulcano is the tallest in El Salvador and the whole scenery was beautyfull but intimidating at the same time.  Volker managed to come to…

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