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World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Elisa Manueke (INA)

Name Elisa MANUEKE MANUEKE Elisa
Sport Accuracy Landing
Gender M
Ranking 6
Nationality INA
Year of birth 1961
Start year in the sport 1999
Experience 6720 jumps
Best achievement in competition Third place in PGAWC Germani & Superfinal PGAWC Austria 2012

What equipment do you use?

Hook 3

What do you hope to achieve at The World Games?

Gold Medal

How do you describe yourself ?

I work as an eye doctor in the Indonesian Airforce. They support me very much

What does air sport mean to you?

When I fly it makes me feel small in front of of God. Makes good character, diciplines and keep healthy. Knowing my limits. Whenever I have time, I fly.

What plans do you have for after The World Games?

Join the PGAWC Competition. And national competition.

More about the athlete

A long-time hang glider and paraglider pilot, Elisa Manueke (52) from Indonesia was first attracted to Paragliding Accuracy just three years ago when the sport first started in Asia.

 

World Games 2013 athlete's profile: George Cotet (ROU)

Name George COTET COTET George
Sport Accuracy Landing
Gender M
Ranking 9
Nationality ROU
Year of birth 1968
Start year in the sport 1990
Experience A few thousand
Best achievement in competition First place in Pre-World championship

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World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Andy Shaw (GBR)

Name Andy SHAW  SHAW Andy2
Sport Accuracy Landing
Gender M
Ranking 53
Nationality GBR
Year of birth 1966
Start year in the sport 1977
Best achievement in competition First place!

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World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Hanna Cardenas Rubio (COL)

Name Hanna CARDENAS RUBIO CARDENAS Hanna
Sport Accuracy Landing
Gender F
Ranking 109
Nationality COL
Year of birth 1978
Start year in the sport 2010
Experience 100 jumps
Best achievement in competition 2nd place, Bjelasnica 2012

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World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Milica Marinkovic (SRB)

Name Milica MARINKOVIC  MARINKOVIC Milica
Sport Accuracy Landing
Gender F
Ranking 20
Nationality SRB
Year of birth 1991
Start year in the sport 2007
Experience about 4000 flights
Best achievement in competition in Montenegro in 5 seria 25 cm

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World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Kampol Samngamnim

Name Kampol SAMNGAMNIM  SAMNGAMNIM Kampol
Sport Accuracy Landing
Gender M
Ranking 44
Nationality THA
Year of birth 1965
Start year in the sport 2001
Experience 2000/2000/1000
Best achievement in competition 44

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World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Dusan Simovic

Name Dusan SIMOVIC  SIMOVIC Dusan
Sport Accuracy Landing
Gender M
Ranking 11
Nationality MNE
Year of birth 1973
Start year in the sport 2004
Experience 1500 hours
Best achievement in competition 1st place, pgawc in Turkey 2009

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World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Tomas Lednik

Name Tomas LEDNIK  LEDNIK Tomas 1
Sport Accuracy Landing
Gender M
Ranking 16
Nationality CZE
Year of birth 1971
Start year in the sport 1988
Experience over 800 hours
Best achievement in competition 2nd on European Championship 2010 in Turkey

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World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Mitsuharu Koga

Name Mitsuharu KOGA KOGA Mitsuhara
Sport Accuracy Landing
Gender M
Ranking 31
Nationality JPN
Year of birth 1963
Start year in the sport 1991
Experience 1500 hours
Best achievement in competition 1st 2011 Thailand Paragliding Accuracy

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World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Matjaz Sluga

Name Matjaz SLUGA  SLUGA Matjaz
Sport Accuracy Landing
Gender M
Ranking 1
Nationality SLO
Year of birth 1974
Start year in the sport 1990
Experience 3000 flights
Best achievement in competition First place!

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Interview with John Dickenson, recipient of the FAI Gold Air Medal

JohnDickensonAt the 2012 FAI Awards Ceremony held yesterday in Antalya, Turkey, John Dickenson was presented with the FAI Gold Air Medal by FAI President John Grubbström for his great contribution to the development of aeronautics by inventing the modern hang glider.

The FAI Gold Air Medal is the one of the two most prestigious FAI Awards together with the Gold Space Medal. It is reserved for those who have contributed greatly to the development of aeronautics by their activities, work, achievements, initiative or devotion to the cause of Aviation.

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