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Light & Shadow / GROSSGLOCKNER AND ALPENHAUPTKAMM

Light & Shadow / GROSSGLOCKNER AND ALPENHAUPTKAMM

Last Thursday (June, 26) was possibly the best day of the year to date. I was planning big – but I bombed out near Lienz already at 10.30h in the morning. More than ten hours before sunset. Maximum penalty! Once again, I was awfully disappointed….

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Tandem XC-flying – setting a record without knowing – having a co-pilot, not a passenger

Tandem XC-flying – setting a record without knowing – having a co-pilot, not a passenger

It was on Ulli’s and my mind for a while already…..flying XC together. This year it should become reality. In April, I started the tandem course, which took five weeks from entry test to license. The next big challenge was the selection and the preparation…

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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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Mini-Testival in the Netherlands

Mini-Testival in the Netherlands

Last weekend 2-5 june, we (Chavert, Hans and the CloudtoCloud-team) organized a mini-testival in the Netherlands close to the German Border. Lots of flying – lots of Dutch pilots – but unfortunally no German Pilots. Be welcome next time guys! Hans & team

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Interview with Pope in magazine “Outside” (Chile)

Interview with Pope in magazine “Outside” (Chile)

Dear NPT All, I would like to share with you this interview done in my country (Chile) with the magazine “Outside”- They also mentioned the NPT and what it means to me. Unfortunately, it is in Spanish but for sure google translator will do a…

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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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NOVA phantom goes step-towing and xc-flight in the north-west german flatlands

NOVA phantom goes step-towing and xc-flight in the north-west german flatlands

– my very first flight with the phantom go to 4:17 h airtime and 81.7 xc-km – Parcel from Terfens I’am waiting for. LUNA and I were happy with the “box”   On friday the 31th of may 2017 a parcel from terfens arrived to…

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First ever Meeting of the new German Flatland Team

First ever Meeting of the new German Flatland Team

ROCKING THE GERMAN FLATLANDS First weekend of March saw the first ever meeting of the newly established NOVA Team Germany on Wasserkuppe, the highest mountain in central Germany. The new flatland team focuses on xc-flying in the non-alpine paragliding spots in Germany. The team includes…

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