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23 July 2006: The FAI World Record of Charles Cazaux

23 July 2006: The FAI World Record of Charles Cazaux

On 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 bro....

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Rest Day in Krushevo

Rest Day in Krushevo

  The picture of a dead-tired volunteer taking a quick nap at goal before getting on with his job sums up well the first part of these Hang Gliding Euro Class 1 and World Class 5 championships....

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Krushevo Hang Gliding XC Euro and World : The Race Is On

Krushevo Hang Gliding XC Euro and World : The Race Is On

  Krushevo, in Macedonia (FYR), is holding both FAI World Class 5 and European Class 1 Cross Country championships from July 17 to 30.

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European Paragliding Accuracy: Serbia and Slovenia in Gold

European Paragliding Accuracy: Serbia and Slovenia in Gold

The full number of twelve rounds was successfully completed this week at the 5th FAI European Paragliding Accuracy Championship on the Paluknys airfield in Lithuania with good flying weather for the....

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After a slow start...

After a slow start...

  After a slow start with a challenging practice round and then high winds, the competition proper started on the Wednesday with a very long working day for the officials let alone the competi....

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23 July 2006: The FAI World Record of Charles Cazaux

23 July 2006: The FAI World Record of Charles Cazaux

On 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 bro....

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Seven steps to success: an acrobatic paragliding masterclass with FAI ....

Seven steps to success: an acrobatic paragliding masterclass with FAI ....

French paraglider Tim Alongi, 24, is the new FAI World Air Games Paragliding Aerobatics Champion. Alongi also won the silver medal in the Sychronised Paragliding Aerobatics competition, along with hi....

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Nicole Schmidt sorts the men from the boys

Nicole Schmidt sorts the men from the boys

Nicole Schmidt from Germany, has been flying paragliders for 11 years. For the last six she's been performing aerobatic tricks, or "acro". It's a discipline very few women attempt, and this year Schmi....

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US Paragliding Aerobatics pilot to unveil new tricks at FAI World Air ....

US Paragliding Aerobatics pilot to unveil new tricks at FAI World Air ....

It's rare to find competitors from the US in Paragliding Aerobatics competitions. The sport of paragliding has a relatively small following there, and there are few pilots who embark on the niche dare....

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4 August 1985: Larry Tudor, the “Part Bird”,  who Flew a Record of....

4 August 1985: Larry Tudor, the “Part Bird”, who Flew a Record of....

Today marks the 30th anniversary of an FAI Word Record made by an American pilot described as both “Part Bird” and “Skygod” and who is perhaps one of the finest Hang Glider pilot for tandem ....

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Swiss Open Disentis

Event ID

: 10793    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Disentis (Switzerland)

Date(s)

: 26 Jul to 01 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.disentis-open.ch


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

Carpathian Cup Open

Event ID

: 11422    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Pylypets (Ukraine)

Date(s)

: 31 Jul to 06 Aug 2016

Alternate dates

: 07 Aug to 13 Aug 2016

Website

:http://paragliding.lviv.ua/


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

Upcoming Events

01 August 2016 2nd Southern Alps Big Tasks Open & Class 2 Preworld Aspres sur Buech (France)
01 August 2016 2016 Serbia, Slovenia, Lithuania and Macedonia Open Krushevo (Former Yugoslav Rep. of Macedonia)
03 August 2016 2016 Indonesian XC- Challenge 1 - Batu Dua hill, Sumedang (Indonesia)
04 August 2016 2016 Acromax Udine (Italy)
04 August 2016 2016 Llogara Air Games - Dhermi (Albania)
05 August 2016 2016 PGAWC (Paragliding Accuracy World Cup) 3rd Series Are Guling Bay, Lombok (Indonesia)
06 August 2016 2016 Ukrainian HG Championship open Pyriatyn (Ukraine)
06 August 2016 2016 Canadian Paragliding Nationals Mont Yamaska (Canada)
07 August 2016 2016 Big Spring Big Spring, Texas (USA)
07 August 2016 2016 ltalian Hang Gliding Open Championship - Monte Cucco lnternational Trophy Monte Cucco (Italy)
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Practical Guidelines for Competition Organisers

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Everything you need to know to run a Cat 1 Championship. Also very useful for Cat 2 organisers!

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2013 CIVL Handbook

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Everything you ever wanted to know about CIVL... and more!

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The IPPI Card

The IPPI card is every pilot’s passport to the world: a reference by which all national rating programs may be compared. Fly the World, fly IPPI!

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