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Schweizerische Seen-Tour – einer der schönsten Flüge in 33 Gleitschirm-Jahren

Schweizerische Seen-Tour – einer der schönsten Flüge in 33 Gleitschirm-Jahren

Swiss Lakes Tour – one of the most beautiful flights in 33 paragliding years. Roli (Mäder) hat nach Brienz zu «seinem» Startplatz eingeladen. Beni (Friedli) und ich haben die Einladung gerne angenommen, so haben wir uns am 24. April getroffen. Roli (Mäder) invited us to…

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Slowly exiting the lockdown

Slowly exiting the lockdown

Whenever I go out with my TRITON 2 I am immensely happy:) Cheers from the coast in Portugal and crossing my fingers for a soon end of the pandemic Silvia

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XENON – Feinschliff auf Teneriffa / Fine-Tuning on Tenerife

XENON – Feinschliff auf Teneriffa / Fine-Tuning on Tenerife

Teneriffa, 9.30 Uhr Vormittag Fabi klopft etwas schüchtern an meine Zimmertür. „Du, ähhh, hättest Du vielleicht Puder????…..also ich erklär’s dir…“ Puder brauchen die Testpiloten Fabian Gasteiger und Toni Bender, weil sie am XENON Proto etwas picken (österreichisch für “kleben”) möchten. Und an Stellen, an denen…

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Hike & fly adventures in the times of COVID 19

Hike & fly adventures in the times of COVID 19

As paragliding pilots, we are used to waiting. We are used to changing weather conditions and most of us have had to ride back home in a car after spending hours hoping for the wind direction to change or the cloud base to lift, to…

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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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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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Review Hike and Flytouren Herbst 2019

Review Hike and Flytouren Herbst 2019

Hike and Fly ist wohl die ursprünglichste Form des Gleitschirmfliegens. Für mich ist es auch die Disziplin, für die ich mich neben dem Tandemfliegen mit Ulli, seit vielen, vielen Jahren begeistert und die es mir ermöglicht, entlang schroffer Felswände, über klare Bergseen oder dichte Wälder…

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Team Pilot Introduction – David Bengtsson (SWEDEN)

Team Pilot Introduction – David Bengtsson (SWEDEN)

I’m David Bengtsson from Sweden, but you will see me hanging around in Austria during the winter months. I made this little video to introduce myself. Hope you like it. :)  

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