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Testival in the Netherlands 2016

Testival in the Netherlands 2016

With the great help of NOVA we organized a Mini Testival in the Netherlands. For the fourth time it was a big succes. Conditions were not great but enough for three days of thermalling. Together with Toni en Andrea we had a great time and…

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Mehr als Kilometer

Mehr als Kilometer

Letzten Freitag durfte ich einen wunderbaren Flug gemeinsam mit Simon Wamser genießen. Ein Flug, bei dem nicht die Kilometer zählten. Leider war der Tag nicht so gut wie erhofft und wir konnten erst um kurz vor elf starten. Auch Thermik und Westwind waren sehr anspruchsvoll. Den…

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Flying in the Outer Hebrides (again!)

Flying in the Outer Hebrides (again!)

Last week I spent 6 days on 6 islands in the Hebrides, to the west of Scotland. Thanks to amazing weather, I got to fly in some of the most beautiful locations. This is the 3rd time I have visited these islands with an alterer…

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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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The first XC flight on my Triton 2 Light XS

The first XC flight on my Triton 2 Light XS

The first XC flight of my NT2LXS The preparation for 2016 season started a few months ago – in November 2015 – when I began to inquire about TRITON 2 Light XS – Thanks Steve Nash, Till Gottbrath and Johanna.  Along with the decision to…

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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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You know that

You know that

Surely you will agree with that sentence…

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