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Paragliding Accuracy: Jaka Gorenc and Slovenia are World Champions!

Fifty-one pilots pilots 10 nations participated in the 3rd Paragliding Accuracy World Championships in Niska Banja, Serbia and Montenegro, from August the 7th to the 14th.

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More on the 3 year rule

A pilot who moves to another country and wants to represent it in any international competition must respect a 3 year delay before he can do it. Or does he? The matter was discussed at length at the last Plenary, a proposition made and followed. Here is where we stand today…

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WPRS Update 1st August

The World Pilot Ranking has been updated for 1st August in Paragliding, Hang Gliding and Rigid Wings. Note that the date on the rankings shows September 1st because the ladders are recalculated every 3 months to even out the effects of the Northern and Southern hemisphere competition circuit. There are several useful additions due to be added to the rankings soon, including the ability to sort by country, to separate the Women’s PG ranking, see who is scoring for a nations ranking, and a “last updated” feature. Paragliding Accuracy rankings have also been published.

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The Aerobatic calendar

A lot of work this year for the Aerobatic Working Group. It needs to organize a convincing calendar, stabilize the regulations and train new judges. Its aim? A great 2005 year, so the 2006 first official World Championship can be awesome! This year calendar…

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And the winner is…?!

A bid to host a continental or world championship is an important matter for any organizer or NACs. The stakes are high, as are the investments in time, energy and money. Just as important is the task, for the Plenary, to rightfully choose who will get the next championships. But who REALLY decides who the winners are?

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Cat 2 Info, (un)suscribe, etc

Get information and application form for Category 2 sanctioning.. Suscribe or unsuscribe to CIVL newsletter...

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WPRS Update July 2005

Paragliding, hang gliding (class 1, class 2 and class 5), paragliding accuracy… The early july WPRS updates are available !

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And the winner is…?!

A bid to a continental or world championship is an important matter for any organizer or NACs. The stakes are high, as are the investments in time, energy and money. Just as important is the task, for the Plenary, to rightfully choose who will get the next championships.
But who really chooses who the winners are?
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Life is fun

Life in CIVL Bureau is fun, and we sometimes have to answer very seriously some weird question. Remember the last Plenary when we had to decide if pilots flying tandem could compete in an individual world championship? Today we have to determine if a paraglider pilot can finish his competition or record flight under his reserve parachute and not be penalized…

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Revamping

We are revamping our web pages! The News pages have already been improved. They are now organised in 28 (!) different categories, matching the future CIVL site general sections.

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How do we communicate?

FAI News, CIVL News, CIVL Info… How do we communicate? We cannot say that communication has been the top notched priority of the latest Bureaux. Well, the new Bureau has decided to spend more time on it.

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