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The more the merrier! (Shared fun is more fun!)

The more the merrier! (Shared fun is more fun!)

Friday evening, all is ready, glider, vario, clothes… and my new totally black Somnium harness. Finally the forecast is promising, we meet and after some joke and laugh on the shuttle, at take off the route is planned: go north to Macugnaga, Mount Rosa… Then…

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Bordairline adventure race Tolmin  –  Little hike, just fly   ;–))

Bordairline adventure race Tolmin – Little hike, just fly ;–))

Some rollercoaster weather forecast for most parts of the Alps and keen on testing my new glider , a MENTOR 4 light, in a competitive environment. No doubt for me to take part in the 2nd Bordairline adventure race inTolmin (Slovenia) from May 7th to…

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Kia ora from New Zealand

Kia ora from New Zealand

Hello to all the Nova Team Pilots out there. It’s a real privilege to be a part of the Nova Pilot Team and I look forward to meeting and flying with as many of you as possible. I come from a small island in the…

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Netherlands winning over Germany with “pampers full of shit”

Netherlands winning over Germany with “pampers full of shit”

Hi Friends, a bit more than a year ago I wrote an article for DHV-Info (the mag of the German Hanggliding and Paragliding Association) about being scared while flying (which I sometimes am, in deed). I also took a photo that showed me wearing  “pampers…

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Tessin!

Tessin!

    Ich bitte um Nachsicht, dass ich ganz allein, nur so für mich, in den Tessin fuhr – und den besten Alpenflug bis zum 21. März abdrückte. Das Wochenende hatte mich mental in Grund und Boden gestampft. Armeen von Skifahrern zogen an meiner Gondelstation…

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Flying in Santiago, Chile… My favorite place!

Flying in Santiago, Chile… My favorite place!

Hi people, let me show you part of my place where I normaly fly. It is called Las Vizcachas in the central valley of Santiago, Chile. Here is a link to a video from Las Vizcachas. This is one of my first flights with my…

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another Introduction: Max Favaro, Garda Lake

another Introduction: Max Favaro, Garda Lake

Hi team, I would like to introduce myself: I am Max Favaro and I live in Verona, Italy. Many of you have met me already, because me and my friend Stefano “Busto” Mazzoleni have already attended two team meetings „half officially“. So now it is…

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New Nova Team Pilot: John Ashman

New Nova Team Pilot: John Ashman

  Hi everyone, My name is John Ashman. I am 15 years old and live in Sheffield (UK) right next to the Peak District, which offers some of the best flying sites in the UK. I have recently joined the Nova Pilots Team, which I…

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Steve Nash will visit the Netherlands

Steve Nash will visit the Netherlands

  Hi All, on the 5th of march Steve Nash will visit the Netherlands. In the morning he will tell his Redbull X-Alps story to the Dutch instructors at an official paraglide instructors meeting. The same evening he will tell the story to our clubmembers…

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Postcard from Colombia – Introducing myself

Postcard from Colombia – Introducing myself

Hi in the NPT Name is Johanna Hamne, a Swede that ended up living on the Norwegian coast for a while. I work as a engineer, and spend my free time flying, skiing, hiking; basically everything that involves being outside! Before Christmas it was decided…

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