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MY FIRST TRITON FLIGHT (300 KM) – COMPETITION (1.)

MY FIRST TRITON FLIGHT (300 KM) – COMPETITION (1.)

Hi @ all, it is a long time ago (10.2014) when I received my Triton 2. I went as quick as possible to Quixada to do my first flight with it. The forecast of the weather condition predicted quite strong winds, so I decided to…

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NOVA Pilots Team Meeting 2014 in Lermoos  – A great year culminating in a superb event.

NOVA Pilots Team Meeting 2014 in Lermoos – A great year culminating in a superb event.

Hi all, what you read here is a short summary of another outstanding year of paragliding for the NOVA Pilots Team, which we celebrated in Lermoos, written by “El Capitano” (nickname within the team of team manager Till). 1 week before the meeting: Still in…

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30 Hours to Happiness and Satisfaction

30 Hours to Happiness and Satisfaction

17. July 2014 195 km FAI / 225 km free distance/ 9 h airtime http://www.xcontest.org/world/de/fluge/details/:bernhardp/17.7.2014/07:52 It is 6 am when we arrive at the Grente parking in the woods above Antholz (Anterselva) Valley. We are still a little sleepy from a very short night. The…

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Soaring-Spaß in Dänemark

Soaring-Spaß in Dänemark

Nachdem voriges Jahr alles im Zeichen von X-Alps stand, blieb leider keine Zeit, meinem geliebten Dänemark einen Besuch abzustatten. Aber heuer konnte ich wieder einige Tage dort verbringen. Möchte Euch anhand einiger Bilder zeigen, dsas Dänemark nicht nur aus Ground Handling und Soaring besteht, sondern…

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Bassano – some nice days with my new Mentor 3 light

Bassano – some nice days with my new Mentor 3 light

it was all in time – the weather turned to be perfect for Bassano, my new Mentor 3 light was ready for pick up in Terfens and off we are…..after a 6 hour trip with stop over in Terfens we where welcomed from our friends…

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A walk and fly week to start into the season

A walk and fly week to start into the season

The last years every end of the winter had something in common: I was desperate to fly in thermal conditions again and therefore tried to get to Bassano at least at the beginning of march to start into the cross-country season. This year I also…

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Flying the Manilla XC Camp 2014 (Australia)

Flying the Manilla XC Camp 2014 (Australia)

Next stop for the Aussie summer was Manilla for the XC Camp from 1-8 February. Sebby, our friend Meredyth and I packed up my X-Trail and drove the 1200km north from Deni to Manilla in one day. Actually I’m pretty sure Sebby was wishing he…

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Team Meeting & NOVA „Pilots of the Year 2013“ – Big Party in Val Gardena

Team Meeting & NOVA „Pilots of the Year 2013“ – Big Party in Val Gardena

At the end of each XC season we hold our annual team meeting and award the „Pilots of the Year“ – both for outstanding achievements in XC flying and for contributing to the team spirit. In 2013 the awards went to Brigita Plemenitas (Slovenia), Hans…

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Flying in the Outer Hebrides (Scotland)

Flying in the Outer Hebrides (Scotland)

Last week I was lucky enough to visit the Outer Hebrides, which are a group of islands off the North Western coast of Scotland. I didn’t really go there on a flying trip as such, but packed a couple of wings anyway……..I flew every day…

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40 Days of Summer in Winter

40 Days of Summer in Winter

Hi friends!! On 12 June, Matty (my husband) and I cleaned out our fridge, packed our summer wardrobes, locked up the house, dropped our dog at K9 boot-camp (my parents house where she would enjoy a much needed regime of remedial training and rigorous exercise)…

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