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New HG Class 1 World Champion: 13 years + 6 points + 6 minutes!

New HG Class 1 World Champion: 13 years + 6 points + 6 minutes!

The new HG Class 1 World Champion is Petr Banes from Czech Republic, the second and third are Alessandro Ploner and Christian Ciech from Italy. National Teams podium order is 1st - Italy, 2d - Czech....

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How High Am I?

How High Am I?

  The title isn’t a question from the 60’s, but rather a manual for those to whom every meter counts. Mitch Shipley wrote it as a reaction to last year’s Brasilia Cat 1 test event where ....

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21st FAI World Hang Gliding Class 1 Championship is open!

21st FAI World Hang Gliding Class 1 Championship is open!

Brasilia has greeted the participants of 21st FAI World Hang Gliding Class 1 Championship. From August 6 till 19, 142 pilots from 29 countries will be competing in the skies of Brazil with flights b....

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Manfred Ruhmer (AUT) - 7th time HG Class 2 World Champion!

Manfred Ruhmer (AUT) - 7th time HG Class 2 World Champion!

20th FAI World Hang Gliding Class 2 Championship, that focused our attention at the airfield of Aspres-sur-Buëch in Hautes-Alpes, France, has come to an end. The curent world champion Manfred Ruhme....

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Defending world champion, Manfred Ruhmer (AUT), dominates the Class 2 ....

Defending world champion, Manfred Ruhmer (AUT), dominates the Class 2 ....

The 20th FAI World Hang Gliding Class 2 Championship goes on from 24 July till 6 August 2017 at Aspres-sur-Buëch in the Hautes-Alpes. After four valid tasks, the world-renowned Austrian h....

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 PILOT PROFILE: 60 seconds with hang gliding champion Christian Ciech

PILOT PROFILE: 60 seconds with hang gliding champion Christian Ciech

Christian Ciech is one of the most successful pilots in competition hang gliding, and was FAI European and World Champion at the same time in 2016. We spoke to him…

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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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Current Events

Open Kazakhstan Championship -

Event ID

: 11970    

Bid:

279

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Almaty (Kazakhstan)

Date(s)

: 22 Aug to 28 Aug 2017

Website

:http://airtribune.com/2017-open-kazakhstan-championship


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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French Open Laragne -

Event ID

: 12103    

Bid:

265

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Laragne (France)

Date(s)

: 19 Aug to 25 Aug 2017

Website

:http://parapente.ffvl.fr/compet/3029


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Kazakhstan HG Open Championship -

Event ID

: 12176    

Bid:

279

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

class 1 Cross country
class 1 - sport class Cross Country

Place

: Ushkonyr (Kazakhstan)

Date(s)

: 19 Aug to 26 Aug 2017

Website

:http://deltaplan.kz/news


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Upcoming Events

24 August 2017 2017 Paragliding - Spain Piedrahita - Piedrahita (Spain)
25 August 2017 2017 Int. Tirol Open (with Tyrolean championship) - Kitzbühel (Austria)
25 August 2017 2017 Paragliding Accuracy Japan Championship in Ikedayama - Ikedayama, Gifu (Japan)
26 August 2017 2017 Russia HG Open Championship - Ushkonyr (Kazakhstan)
26 August 2017 2017 XC Turkey Hang Gliding Class Sport - Inonu - Eskisehir (Turkey)
26 August 2017 2017 Nordic Open, Slovenia - Tolmin (Slovenia)
26 August 2017 2017 PGA Czech Open - Beskydy mountains (Czech Rep.)
29 August 2017 2017 Open CIS Cup - Ushkonyr (Kazakhstan)
01 September 2017 2017 Amfikleia Open - Amfikleia (Greece)
01 September 2017 2017 Kosova Open - Istog (Kosovo)
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Practical Guidelines for Competition Organisers

OrgGuide briefingdeco

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

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

Your passport to the world

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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