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Ein wunderschöner Abendthermikflug mit Stufenschlepp im Flachland

Ein wunderschöner Abendthermikflug mit Stufenschlepp im Flachland

Kaum ist man aus dem Sommerurlaub zurück – es war ein wunderschöner Familienurlaub in Österreich – da kündigt sich zuhause seit langem mal wieder ein guter Thermiktag an. Okay, es wird nur grob ausgepackt, nur das Nötigste aufgeräumt, zumindest einen halben Sonntag kann ich mich…

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Bordairrace Hochschwab 2020: Der erste Hike & Fly-Wettbewerb nach Corona

Bordairrace Hochschwab 2020: Der erste Hike & Fly-Wettbewerb nach Corona

Herbst 2019. Tomy Hofbauer und Willi Ludwig, die beiden Bordairrace-Veranstalter, kündigen die Termine und Veranstaltungsorte für die Serie 2020 an. Von Corona weiß noch keiner was. Die Welt dreht sich noch rund. Ich mache mich frohgemut an die Planung: Salzburg mit dem Gaisberg, Graz mit…

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Flatland Magic in Finland

Flatland Magic in Finland

I often get to hear from my fellow pilots from more mountainous regions, how they can’t get their head around the flatland flying. Some argue that it’s so easy, you just go with the wind from cloud to cloud and others think it must be…

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hike2fly4fun.com – die Website für alle Hike & Fly-Fans

hike2fly4fun.com – die Website für alle Hike & Fly-Fans

Note from NOVA: NOVA Team Pilot Tomy Hofbauer and his partner Ulli Plech have a strong passion for Hike & Fly. Tomy, a former X-Alps athlete and co-organizer of the Bordairrace-series (www.bordairrace.com) and Ulli love the mountains and they love paragliding. During the Corona pandemic…

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Being called a heroine while fighting against Covid 19

Being called a heroine while fighting against Covid 19

Hello everyone, I hope you are in good health and ideally immunized for COVID 19. As far as I can see, some of you can already fly, right? Here in Portugal, we aren’t allowed fly yet. We hope that some time in May it will…

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Portugal 2020 – Doing it again

Portugal 2020 – Doing it again

Note: This post is in English, but the 10 video clips and loads of stunning photos speak for themselves. Just scroll down and enjoy! Um uns den Winter zu verkürzen und ein bisschen Sonne zu tanken, haben Ulli und ich schon Ende 2019 über mögliche…

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In search for the Joy of Paragliding

In search for the Joy of Paragliding

I am proud to say that I had the privilege to be the first pilots who could test the brand-new ION 6 on a trip to Brazil! Since I had my accident in 2016 (Colombia) I have been searching for the JOY OF FLYING. My…

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Sunset flight with my NOVA Sector

Sunset flight with my NOVA Sector

Last autum, I went to Andalusia (Spain) for a short trip. VEJER is a nice and friendly village and a great flying site. I tried to stay in the air until the sun had set. In the video https://youtu.be/AsBqSxyrE14 I give a brief information about the…

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Female Meeting Helping girls to fly farther

Female Meeting Helping girls to fly farther

So it was another meeting of female paraglider pilots. We did this with the intention to bring together pilots of different levels but with the same goals: to fly more and more safely. With cheers from Portugal Silvia Ventura  

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No epic flights needed to have a great time out there

No epic flights needed to have a great time out there

Many pilots measure success in kilometers. I measure success in pleasure (even though there are no units for pleasure). This was a short but wonderful flight with my friends from “Kampenwandflieger” club at our local site Kampenwand. The flight scored really high on my pleasure…

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