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Sebastian Benz auf Rekordjagd in Australien – Neuer Rekord geschafft – Ziel: 400 km

Sebastian Benz auf Rekordjagd in Australien – Neuer Rekord geschafft – Ziel: 400 km

Seit November jagt der Schweizer in Australien die 400 Kilometermarke. Es hat sie zwar noch nicht erreicht, aber er überbot den von ihm selbst gehaltenen australischen Rekord: mit seinem FACTOR 2 flog er am 24. November 2013 mit einem Schnitt von 44,34 km/h 375,26 km…

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My first hours as a member of NOVA Pilots Team or how to introduce myself

My first hours as a member of NOVA Pilots Team or how to introduce myself

I’m already sweating but it is only half past six in the morning, August 1st 2013, on my way to Grentealm. The monotonous step by step rhythm up the hill makes me daydream………was the offer from Till to become a NOVA Team Pilot a week…

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Great Days in South Tyrol

Great Days in South Tyrol

Hi everybody! Last week Robert Schaller and I (Christoph Bessei) were several days in South Tyrol. Sunday, the 11.08, was our first time at the Grente, excluded the hiking to the take off ;-), it was a really great day. Sadly Robert had some bad…

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My X-Alps adventure

My X-Alps adventure

  Hi everybody! This year my boyfriend Peter Gebhard and me as well as Gerald Demetz as the second supporter took part in the Redbull X-Alps 2013, the biggest (and craziest) paragliding adventure race. It was an extraordinary experience and I would like to share…

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XC-Flying: It’s all about mental strength and attitude

XC-Flying: It’s all about mental strength and attitude

Preparation for and attitude during XC flights Last year we had a beer together after a great XC day and were talking about the importance of “the head” in cross country flying. Master mile-muncher Hans Tockner said: “XC flying is 100 % percent a mental…

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