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The 4th ‘Cottbuser Spreewald Open’

The 4th ‘Cottbuser Spreewald Open’

I am a member of the 1. Cottbuser Hang- and Paragliding Club located 100 km southeast from Berlin in close proximity to the Polish border. From 25th to 27th of May our club organized the paragliding cup “Spreewald Open” for the fourth time – really…

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New Zealand Nationals 2017

New Zealand Nationals 2017

A few weeks ago I participated in New Zealand Nationals which were held in Rotorua, in the heart of New Zealand’s North Island and brought together 80 pilots from 10 countries, including 12 women. Photo by Kris Ericksen This summer was very wet and windy…

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MENTOR 4 winning Sports Class at 16th Open Santiago

MENTOR 4 winning Sports Class at 16th Open Santiago

Hi Team Pilots Friends, I am happy and proud to inform you that came in 1st in Sport Category at 16th Open Santiago with my MENTOR 4. In the Serial category I came in 3rd.   Happy New Year and cheers from Chile Pope Salinas

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Good news from Poland

Good news from Poland

 Photo  :  Matyas Podor Hi  everyone! Some of good news from Poland :) We had  really good season in XC competition of 2016 in Poland  ! 1. In Fun/Standard class pilots with Nova wings  were on 1, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 and 10th positions :…

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3 NOVA wings on the podium at Iquique XC League (Chile)

3 NOVA wings on the podium at Iquique XC League (Chile)

A Mentor 4 and two Triton 2 dominated the 6th task of the Iquique XC League in Chile. NOVA Team Pilot Pope Salinas won the 67 km task in about 2,5 hours flying his Mentor 4 wing, beating the competitors on his EN B. The podium:…

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My 2016 Season – News from Silvia in Portugal

My 2016 Season – News from Silvia in Portugal

In June, less than a week for the beginning of the national competition season, I was prepared for the “fight” to get the best position on the female classification and also on the overall ranking. I made my homework: since last October I started to…

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Fatal accident at Chabre open – sad news

Fatal accident at Chabre open – sad news

Since years i have informed you all about all kind of things during Chabre open. Now there’s a sad message. I coppied this official note from the meetdirectors Dave and Jocky. Sometimes is not just the fun. Hans     It is with great regret…

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NOVA Team Pilots at Chabre Open 2016

NOVA Team Pilots at Chabre Open 2016

Hi All, At last its Chabre time again! always looking foreward to this frendly comp with is brought with a lot of enthousiasm of David from Allez-Up the local school. Jocky Sanderson is present as the compdirector and this means a lot of laughing. Not…

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The Intermountain Wide-Open

The Intermountain Wide-Open

So it has been almost a week and I finally feel like I am fully recovered from what was the 2015 Intermountain Wwide-Open, a new twist on paragliding contests.  I had organized the event as an excuse to take a week off work and go…

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Chabre was great again!

Chabre was great again!

After my unfortunally bomb out on tuesday, I had three days left to get back in the top, which is not so difficult on the very fast Triton 2 :-). But on wednesday, the race was cancelled due to strong winds. Thursday was great with…

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