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SIGHTSEEING MATTERHORN – MIT ZUGABE

SIGHTSEEING MATTERHORN – MIT ZUGABE

(Text in English at the end) Zugegeben, die Idee von Beni Friedli ist schon etwas ambitioniert… Aber wissen tut man es erst, wenn man es versucht. Am Freitagabend und auch noch in der Nacht zum Samstag hat es geregnet. Wir befürchten, dass es noch einige…

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Ein wunderschöner Abendthermikflug mit Stufenschlepp im Flachland

Ein wunderschöner Abendthermikflug mit Stufenschlepp im Flachland

Kaum ist man aus dem Sommerurlaub zurück – es war ein wunderschöner Familienurlaub in Österreich – da kündigt sich zuhause seit langem mal wieder ein guter Thermiktag an. Okay, es wird nur grob ausgepackt, nur das Nötigste aufgeräumt, zumindest einen halben Sonntag kann ich mich…

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Bordairrace Hochschwab 2020: Der erste Hike & Fly-Wettbewerb nach Corona

Bordairrace Hochschwab 2020: Der erste Hike & Fly-Wettbewerb nach Corona

Herbst 2019. Tomy Hofbauer und Willi Ludwig, die beiden Bordairrace-Veranstalter, kündigen die Termine und Veranstaltungsorte für die Serie 2020 an. Von Corona weiß noch keiner was. Die Welt dreht sich noch rund. Ich mache mich frohgemut an die Planung: Salzburg mit dem Gaisberg, Graz mit…

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Flatland Magic in Finland

Flatland Magic in Finland

I often get to hear from my fellow pilots from more mountainous regions, how they can’t get their head around the flatland flying. Some argue that it’s so easy, you just go with the wind from cloud to cloud and others think it must be…

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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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Being called a heroine while fighting against Covid 19

Being called a heroine while fighting against Covid 19

Hello everyone, I hope you are in good health and ideally immunized for COVID 19. As far as I can see, some of you can already fly, right? Here in Portugal, we aren’t allowed fly yet. We hope that some time in May it will…

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In search for the Joy of Paragliding

In search for the Joy of Paragliding

I am proud to say that I had the privilege to be the first pilots who could test the brand-new ION 6 on a trip to Brazil! Since I had my accident in 2016 (Colombia) I have been searching for the JOY OF FLYING. My…

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Female Meeting Helping girls to fly farther

Female Meeting Helping girls to fly farther

So it was another meeting of female paraglider pilots. We did this with the intention to bring together pilots of different levels but with the same goals: to fly more and more safely. With cheers from Portugal Silvia Ventura  

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World and European Tandem Record recognized by FAI

World and European Tandem Record recognized by FAI

Half a year after our record flight, we received official recognition documents by FAI.  Our flight from 2nd of June 2019 is now officially the current World and European Record with 233,23 km free distance around a triangle. What was more difficult: the flight or…

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Team Pilot Intoduction – Todor Boyadzhiev (Bulgaria)

Team Pilot Intoduction – Todor Boyadzhiev (Bulgaria)

My name is Todor and I usually, hang around in Bulgaria. I am really happy to be part of the NOVA Family as most of my adventures and fun moments in paragliding were achieved with my Mentor 4 – an amazing XC glider which gives…

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