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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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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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Regards from Chile – NEW Team Pilot Pope Salinas

Regards from Chile – NEW Team Pilot Pope Salinas

Hey Nova Team Pilots, let me introduce myself as one of you. My name is Victor Salinas but my family and buddies call me Pope, and off course you can call me that way. I have been a paragliding pilot since 1997 and in 2014…

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Steve in the Netherlands part 1 & 2

Steve in the Netherlands part 1 & 2

Last weekend (5 & 6 march) Steve Nasch visited the Netherlands to tell his story about the Redbull x Alps. Not just an adventure story but a glimp into the dicision making during the race; good decisions but also bad dicisions and thus learning moments. During last…

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