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2007 CIVL Plenary - Information on Talloires

For further information on the CIVL 2007 Plenary Meeting at Talloires, near Annecy, France, please go to: http://www.talloires-lac-annecy.com/chapitre1_fr_6.html Detailed information is provided on accommodation options, with online booking and payment facilities, how to get there, and transport arrangements. The registration form allows you to indicate which Subcommittee Meetings you plan to attend and to reserve the lunches organised by the hosts.

Agenda for the 2007 meeting published

The agenda and annexes for the 2007 CIVL Plenary Meeting have now been published on the website.

World championships - worlds apart

The FAI World Paragliding Championships and the FAI World Paragliding Accuracy Championships are taking place just a few weeks apart in February 2007. Nothing unusual in that, perhaps. But geographically, the two events could not be further apart. The Paragliding event will be run in Manilla, Australia, and it is midsummer. The Paragliding Accuracy championship, however, is in Trakai, Lithuania, and it is midwinter!

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Rankings for PG Worlds

The PG Nations ranking of the 24th October 2006 is published here. This ranking is being used to set the team size for the 2007 PG Worlds in Manilla.

Minutes of the November 2006 CIVL Bureau Meeting

The minutes of the November 2006 CIVL Bureau Meeting have now been published on the website. You will find them in the 'meetings' section.

Report on November 2006 CIVL Bureau Meeting

Long agenda and lively discussion The CIVL Bureau met from 9 to 12 November 2006 at the home of honorary CIVL President, Olivier Burghelle in Pléguien, France. A busy competition calendar both for the year just ending and the year ahead, generated a lengthy agenda and stimulated some lively discussion.

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WPRS Formula updated

The link to the WPRS formula has been updated and a detailed explanation of it can be found for each discipline from http://civlrankings.fai.org/?a=304&

1st Aerobatic World Championship – Podiums And Champions

On the ground or in flight, these are the best !

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(All photos from Denis Balibouse/Red Bull Vertigo ? Check them at http://www.redbull-vertigo.com/gallery-dyn.php?lang=en )

More stories and full results at http://www.redbull-vertigo.com/content.php?haupt_id_nav=16&lang=en

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1st Aerobatic World Championship – And The Winners Are…

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(Photo: Denis Balibouse/Red Bull Vertigo)

August the 27th – The podiums

Paragliding Synchro

1. Raul Rodriguez / Felix Rodriguez (Spain) 2. Christian Maurer / Peter Neuenschwander (Switzerland) 3. Bernd Hornboeck / Alexander Meschuh (Austria)

Hang Gliding

1. Jon Gjerde (Norway) 2. Guido Gehrmann (Germany) 3. John Heiney (USA)

Paragliding Solo

1. Raul Rodriguez (Spain) 2. Antoine Montant (France) 3. Felix Rodriguez (Spain)

Best women in Paragliding Solo (Women Championship not validated)

1. Judith Zweifel (Switzerland) 2. Seiko Fukuoka (Japan) 3. Maeva Giacommetti (France)

More stories and full results at http://www.redbull-vertigo.com/content.php?haupt_id_nav=16&lang=en

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1st Aerobatic World Championship – Day 9

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(Photo: Denis Balibouse/Red Bull Vertigo)

August the 26th - Big Day

Saturday was the big day of the first FAI World Aerobatic hang gliding and paragliding Championship. Years of work were focussed on the moment when the first ever world champions would be crowned.

More stories and full results at http://www.redbull-vertigo.com/content.php?haupt_id_nav=16&lang=en

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1st Aerobatic World Championship – Day 8

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(Rehearsing a synchro run - Photo: Denis Balibouse/Red Bull Vertigo)

August the 25th - It's more than hard manœuvres

In paragliding solo or synchro and in hang gliding, the free programs showed that originality and choregraphy play a big part…

More stories and full results at http://www.redbull-vertigo.com/content.php?haupt_id_nav=16&lang=en

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