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Report from the 2014 Pre-World Paragliding Accuracy Championships in Puncak Ese

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Puncak Ese... 8th FAI pre- World Paragliding Accuracy Championship, Indonesia... Agust 2014... Then the winds start fighting to see which of them deserves a kiss from the young tea leaves that grow on the slopes of Punciak hills.

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CCC Certification deadlines extended

 

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Due to the short time between the 2014 European championship and the 2015 World championship,

Due to difficulties that manufacturers and test-laboratories might meet in the certification process of the new CIVL Competition Class,

On proposal of the Paragliding Committee,

The CIVL Bureau has decided to extend the deadlines for the CCC certification in 2014 as follow:

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2014 Jury and Steward Handbooks published

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The CIVL Jury and Steward Handbooks are designed to bring together the information needed by current CIVL officials at FAI sanctioned events.

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To Manufacturers, Test Laboratories, Delegates and Pilots

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A new paragliding CIVL Competition Class (CCC) have been implemented last February. It will be in full effect in Roldanillo, Colombia, for the coming World Championship starting January 10, 2015.

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European Paragliding Champions Crowned

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The 13th FAI European Paragliding Championship came to an end last August 16 with the crowning of Torsten Siegel (Germany), Seiko Fukuoka-Naville (France) and Switzerland (Our picture: the overall podium).

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The 13th European Paragliding Championship has started!

 

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We are in Serbia, in the Kopaonik mountain range, near Raska.

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Bids, proposals, awards…

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The clock is ticking and it’s already time for NACs and federations to think about deadlines for Category 1 events bidding, proposals to the 2015 Plenary, including nominations for awards.  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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What’s up this summer of 2014…

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… beside this horrible European summer (according to a Swiss newspaper, the worst since 1965 – our picture)?

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FAI Gold Air Medal for Bill Moyes!

 

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“Bill Moyes developed the sport from a local phenomena to a worldwide thing of staggering proportion, and thousands and thousands of people are now flying because of what he’s been doing." So declared John Dickenson, inventor of the Modern Hang Glider and also a FAI Air Gold Medal recipient. The CIVL nomination continues…

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World Champions Crowned in Hang Gliding Class 1, 2, 5 & Sport

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The FAI World Multi-Class Hang Gliding Championships have come to an end in Annecy, France. All results, photos, videos, comments and more are to be found on the competition website. The podiums…

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World Hang Gliding Class 1 Women, 2, 5 & Sport on the go!

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It started in Doussard, France, on the shore of Annecy Lake, with preparation, registration, opening ceremony and the first tasks.

On D Day+4 things are smokin'. Check it here on the organisers website. Results, comments, pictures, videos...