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MY FIRST TRITON FLIGHT (300 KM) – COMPETITION (1.)

MY FIRST TRITON FLIGHT (300 KM) – COMPETITION (1.)

Hi @ all, it is a long time ago (10.2014) when I received my Triton 2. I went as quick as possible to Quixada to do my first flight with it. The forecast of the weather condition predicted quite strong winds, so I decided to…

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THE BEST AND MOST STUPID IDEA EVER

THE BEST AND MOST STUPID IDEA EVER

TEAMPILOT BONUS: FRIENDSHIP ACROSS THE BORDERS While Teampilots posts blogs about great XC achievments, fantastic experiences flying Triton 2 or Mentor 4, in Brazil or Kenya or even locally – I have been shuffeling snow all winter. After a couple hours, all my work has been…

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The scientific proof why this seasons’s team design colours are great

The scientific proof why this seasons’s team design colours are great

German news magazine “Der Spiegel” published an article that red is the colour of winners. See http://www.spiegel.de/wissenschaft/mensch/sportpsychologie-rot-macht-aus-athleten-sieger-a-570003.html This is gonne be a great season for teh NPT with our red wings. Just look at the photo that Werner Luidolt took of Hannes Kronbeger on his…

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Flying Adventures in Kenya

Flying Adventures in Kenya

Kerio, Rift Valley, Kenya, 15-25 January 2015 When my Italian team mate Rinaldo Vuerich, jokingly, told us that he intend to go again in Kenya in 2015 to stay less time than last year and in a cheaper accommodation, I began to think that it…

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Brazil 2015 – go to cloudbase to cool down!

Brazil 2015 – go to cloudbase to cool down!

I have just returned from a week-long trip to Brazil where I managed to escape the UK’s winter weather to get to clock up more than 500 kms of exciting flying. Sometimes strong (8.5 m/s) and at others really weak.  I was staying in Governador…

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Winterflugspot Spanien

Winterflugspot Spanien

Hi all, um den Winter zu verkürzen und ein bisschen Sonne zu tanken bin ich Ende Jänner mit einem Freund nach Spanien aufgebrochen. Da Chris und ich flexibel und teilweise im Hike and Flystyle unterwegs sein wollten, haben wir uns nur ein Mietauto gebucht und erst im…

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Mini Testival

Mini Testival

Hello Pilots, Starting next wednesdag (21/1) We, a Duch group of 15 pilots from CloudtoCloud paragliding, wil be in the Stubaital to test the new NOVA gliders with Toni on tour!. If you are interested just come and join us. If you come let us…

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Flying in the Sertão (Quixadá & Co / Brasil)

Flying in the Sertão (Quixadá & Co / Brasil)

Swiss team pilot Pascal Bissig has traveled to Brasil in 2013 to fly in Quixadá – and bombed out a lot. Now he has returned – and experiences the opposite. Here is his report. Brazil has been a hotspot for cross-country paragliding for years and the chances…

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Coupe Icare 2014

Coupe Icare 2014

Last weekend I travelled to St Hillaire in France for the Coupe Icare, the World’s largest flying festival. There were so many things to see and do; new flying kit, crazy costumed creations, insane flying manoeuvres, late nights and early mornings and a wicked G-Force trainer……along with…

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Der glückliche (Junior-)Ikarus

Der glückliche (Junior-)Ikarus

Am 16. August 2014 machte sich unser Junior-Team-Pilot Robert Schaller, inspiriert durch Toni Benders Film “Glücklicher Ikarus”, auf die Alpen von Nord nach Süd zu überqueren. In den kommenden drei Tagen wollte er nur mit Thermik und Muskelkraft vom bayrischen Osterfelderkopf bei Garmisch-Patenkirchen bis zum…

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