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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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Protected: WHITEHEART – mit dem Gleitschirm und Tourenski rund ums Salzkammergut

Protected: WHITEHEART – mit dem Gleitschirm und Tourenski rund ums Salzkammergut

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Salut from NOVA Team France

Salut from NOVA Team France

Hi everyone, bonjour ! As you know, we have the NOVA Team France parallel to the “big” NPT. The last weekend , I had proposed a meeting to my team mates to present two new team members, to fly together and, of course, to spend…

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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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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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