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2018 Hang Gliding Euro Cancelled

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For lack of financial support, the 2018 Hang Gliding Class 1 Euro / Class 5 World in Ager, Spain, has been cancelled by the organizers. We are looking for a new venue.

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What's up in October 2016?

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In the wake of the CIVL Bureau Autumn Meeting (September 19 to 21) and FAI General Conference (October 10 to 15), a few info…

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Miguel Gutiérrez Honored in Bali

 

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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!

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Bids Open for 2019 Championships

 

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Bids are open for the 2019 World Championships!

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France hosts and wins the 2nd FAI World Paragliding Aerobatic Championships

synchro ok 2The 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.

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Paragliding Aerobatics World Championships off to a flying start!

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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.

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France Sweeps Krushevo Paragliding Euro

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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.

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Krushevo Paragliding Euro Midway Through

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Sunny weather but sometimes weak conditions does not make this European championship a piece of cake.

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Krushevo Paragliding Euro on the Go

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151 pilots from 30 countries are gathered in Krushevo, Macedonia (FRY), for the 14th FAI European Paragliding XC Championship.

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Krushevo Hang Gliding Class 5 World and Class 1 European: Best Ever?

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Krushevo best ever hang gliding cross-country World or Continental Championship? It was the opinion of many after the award ceremony was through.

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23 July 2006: The FAI World Record of Charles Cazaux

cazauxOn 23 July 2006, 10 years ago, French pro paraglider Charles Cazaux set a FAI World Record when he reached 41.15 km/h in the category “Speed over a triangular course of 25km”. In April 2010 he broke his own FAI World Record with 46,8 km/h which has not been superseded. He holds still multiple FAI World Records and knowing him, we are sure more is about to come from the French Paragliding Champion.

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