Tuesday, 25 October 2016 13:31
Christian Ciech is one of the most successful pilots in competition hang gliding, and was FAI European and World Champion at the same time in 2016. We spoke to him…
Friday, 14 October 2016 06:07
Many of us know Miguel Gutiérez, competition organizer extraordinaire. On proposal of the Mexican NAC, FAMEDA, the CIVL Plenary awarded Miguel its Hang Gliding and Paragliding Diploma. Before the opening of the FAI General Conference in Bali, Indonesia, Miguel was honored with his Diploma in front of the 150+ FAI Vice-Presidents, Commission Presidents and representatives from the Indonesian authorities. Congratz Miguel!
Saturday, 03 September 2016 20:44
The 2nd FAI World Paragliding Aerobatic Championships came to a successful close today at Lake Annecy in south west France. An impressive seven solo and seven synchro runs were flown over 7 days from 26 August to 3 September, giving the 34 pilots from 16 nations an excellent opportunity to demonstrate their aerobatics skills in a highly competitive environment.
Monday, 29 August 2016 09:09
The 2nd FAI World Paragliding Aerobatics Championships are underway at Lake Annecy, France. Among the 34 pilots from 15 nations participating, there are 8 women from 4 nations, enabling the medals for the first Women’s paragliding aerobatics championships to be awarded for the first time.
Sunday, 21 August 2016 11:48
On the final day of the 14th Paragliding European Championship in Krushevo, Macedonia (FRY), Honorin Hamard, Seiko Fukuoka Neuville and the French team stood on the highest march of the podium, gold medals around their necks. Laurie Genovese completed the French sweep with a silver medal.