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A walk and fly week to start into the season

A walk and fly week to start into the season

The last years every end of the winter had something in common: I was desperate to fly in thermal conditions again and therefore tried to get to Bassano at least at the beginning of march to start into the cross-country season. This year I also…

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Flying the Corryong Open 2014 (Australia)

Flying the Corryong Open 2014 (Australia)

After 7 weeks on the road chasing XC my summer was nearly over. The last week was to be spent in Corryong competing in the Australian paragliding nationals – the Corryong Open 2014 from 15-22 February. I hadn’t flown Corryong during peak of season since…

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Flying the Manilla XC Camp 2014 (Australia)

Flying the Manilla XC Camp 2014 (Australia)

Next stop for the Aussie summer was Manilla for the XC Camp from 1-8 February. Sebby, our friend Meredyth and I packed up my X-Trail and drove the 1200km north from Deni to Manilla in one day. Actually I’m pretty sure Sebby was wishing he…

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Aussie flatland XC

Aussie flatland XC

Next up for my flying season was some time in the flatlands and a visit with Ronny in Deniliquin – all-round nice dude and awesome host. Ronny owns a rice farm in Deni and is a paraglider pilot.  He is also the proud owner of…

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Soaring VS. Kiting

Soaring VS. Kiting

Hallo, einige Bilder meiner Skitour am Wochenende. Bin bepackt mit SusiQ und Snowkite auf das Stuhleck, erstaunlich war an diesem Nachmittag das sowohl das Snowkiten, als auch das Soaren mit dem SusiQ 14 möglich war. Fliegen mit Susi Q 14 Kiten mit 8 m² und wieder fliegen…

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NPT Workshop: packing the Beamer (reserve)

NPT Workshop: packing the Beamer (reserve)

Yesterday some Team Pilots met in Terfens for a reserve packing workshop, held by Sascha Pezzo from High Adventure. It was an interesting day yesterday and we learned a lot. It isn’t that easy to do it well. Sascha can explain well and is very…

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Flying tandem in Ilopango (El Salvador) with 88 years old Hedwig

Flying tandem in Ilopango (El Salvador) with 88 years old Hedwig

  Hedwig was a very good friend of my grandparents and I could say that our friendship lasted my whole life. About 4 years ago she surprised me by asking if it would be possible to go paragliding together. Ever since that day we talked…

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Kari Robinson rockin’ in downunder

Kari Robinson rockin’ in downunder

Our team mate Kari Robinson has completed another 200+ km flight on her MENTOR 3 launching from Conargo near Deniliquin. Here is the link to her track. With this flight Kari took the worldwide lead in the women’s ranking of XContest and took the 5th…

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Update from the north!

Update from the north!

While I spend my time waiting for the sun, reading about two and threhundred kilometers and celebrating golden bars – I have also made a little update for you guys – so you won´t forget about me! Here it is – and I warn you,…

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Another great flight from Sebi Benz

Another great flight from Sebi Benz

Another great flight from Sebastian Benz in Australia on his Factor 2. He flew about 323 km with an impressive average speed of 51 km/h. With five flights over 300 km and one flight over 299 km, he leads the ranking in the sport class….

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