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Noch eine “zum-ersten-Mal-XENON-Story” / yet another “first-time-XENON-story”

Noch eine “zum-ersten-Mal-XENON-Story” / yet another “first-time-XENON-story”

(Please scroll down for the English version) Mittlerweile schon seit einigen Jahren schiele ich aufs Zweileiner-Fliegen. Die Leistung, die Möglichkeit über die B-Handles direkt den Anstellwinkel verstellen zu können und viele Erzählungen von Fliegerkollegen über die Stabilität dieser wunderschönen Geräte locken mich schon eine ganze…

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First touches with the XENON / Erste Berührungen mit dem XENON

First touches with the XENON / Erste Berührungen mit dem XENON

(Für Deutsch bitte weiter runter scrollen.) How is it to fly a 2-liner for the first time in your life? After seeing more and more photos of the new XENON, I became increasingly interested in flying it myself. Since Peter Gebhard, NOVA importer in Italy,…

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Best ever Hike & Fly (Autumn / Herbst 2020)

Best ever Hike & Fly (Autumn / Herbst 2020)

Im Herbst 2020 hatten wir das Glück, eine Vielzahl traumhafter Hike & Fly-Touren zu unternehmen. Ganz besonders freut es uns, wenn uns liebe Freunde begleiteten und wir so schöne Momente gemeinsam erleben dürfen. Die meisten Touren befinden sich in unserer wunderschönen Heimat, der Steiermark. Ganz…

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hike2fly4fun.com – die Website für alle Hike & Fly-Fans

hike2fly4fun.com – die Website für alle Hike & Fly-Fans

Note from NOVA: NOVA Team Pilot Tomy Hofbauer and his partner Ulli Plech have a strong passion for Hike & Fly. Tomy, a former X-Alps athlete and co-organizer of the Bordairrace-series (www.bordairrace.com) and Ulli love the mountains and they love paragliding. During the Corona pandemic…

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The advantage of being a TEAM PILOT

The advantage of being a TEAM PILOT

Last year, we were happy to meet Christoph and Doris (from Austria) in Norway, during an XC competition. This year we decided to go to Rome the week before Easter – to meet Rinaldo who always is asking WHEN are you coming?! And now, when…

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Against the stream – Meeting with the X-Alps

Against the stream – Meeting with the X-Alps

Redbull-X-Alps – the ultimate adventure race! I’m absolutely fascinated by this race and I follow it as often as I can on the PC via live tracking. In Switzerland, the athletes had to fly or hike to Davos Turnpoint 6, then continue to the Titlis…

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NOVA Hike & Fly Days 2018

NOVA Hike & Fly Days 2018

Gemeinsam mit den Sarntalern Thermikhaien und deren Präsident Martin Obkircher organisierte ich zum mittlerweile fünften Mal die NOVA Hike & Fly Days – dieses Jahr im Sarntal. „Wo ist denn das?“ Das war die Standardfrage, die ich fast jedesmal zu hören bekam, wenn ich nach…

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AIRTOUR 2018 – 7-day hike & fly comp in the French Alps –  experienced by Max Boudot

AIRTOUR 2018 – 7-day hike & fly comp in the French Alps – experienced by Max Boudot

Day 1: St Hilaire – Valbonnais 2 flights 15 km – 56 km hike – 2852 m ascent 09:00h Race starts in Saint Hilaire (Coupe Icare’s hometown) with a glide to Belledone mountain range. Most of us land at Villard-Bonnot in a building site surrounded…

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NOVA Bordairrace Kampenwand 2018

NOVA Bordairrace Kampenwand 2018

A race to set your own waypoint as far as you can! The NOVA Bordairrace is a 33 h hike & fly competition series. The first one in 2018 took place at Kampenwand near lake Chiemsee in Bavaria. The weather forecast was very good for…

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“…an autumn morning like this!” – Blackforest / Germany

“…an autumn morning like this!” – Blackforest / Germany

Hello friends, “I hope you also have/had… an autumn morning like this?!” End of October I had a great paragliding day together with my friends. The forests were in their most beautiful autumn colors and with gentle thermals we could thermal up and enjoy the…

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