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World and Continental Champions in Paragliding, Hang Gliding, Paragliding Accuracy and Aerobatics…...

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A regular report of what's going on at CIVL... (Almost) monthly reports... Plenary wrap-ups... Eve...

World XC Online Contest

Participate in any of the networked contests and you are in the CIVL World Online XC Contest!

Bids Open for 2019 Championships

Bids Open for 2019 Championships

    Bids are open for the 2019 World Championships!

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France hosts and wins the 2nd FAI World Paragliding Aerobatic Champion....

France hosts and wins the 2nd FAI World Paragliding Aerobatic Champion....

The 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 ....

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Paragliding Aerobatics World Championships off to a flying start!

Paragliding Aerobatics World Championships off to a flying start!

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 me....

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France Sweeps Krushevo Paragliding Euro

France Sweeps Krushevo Paragliding Euro

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....

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Krushevo Paragliding Euro Midway Through

Krushevo Paragliding Euro Midway Through

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

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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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Upcoming Events

01 October 2016 2016 Paragliding World Cup ST Leu - La Réunion (France)
01 October 2016 2016 "Nis Open", 1.round Serbian ACC league Niska Banja (Serbia)
01 October 2016 2016 Kazakhstan PAragliding Accuracy Championship - ekpendi, Taldykorgan, Almaty Region (Kazakhstan)
07 October 2016 2016 Romanian Paragliding Accuracy League CUP. Tusnad PG.Ed: XI Baile Tusnad (Romania)
08 October 2016 2016 Cap La Rioja La Rioja (Argentina)
09 October 2016 2016 Memorijalni kup “Slavko Scekic” – Berane Open - Berane (Montenegro)
14 October 2016 4th Korea Open League Round - Mungyeong (Korea)
14 October 2016 2016 Paragliding Trip of Indonesia (TROI) 4th Series - Megasari, East Java (Indonesia)
15 October 2016 2016 Vrsac Open, 2.round Serbian ACC league Vrsac (Serbia)
15 October 2016 2016 Paragliding Accuracy Japan Championship in Kujukuri - Kujukuri (Japan)
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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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2013 CIVL Handbook

HandbookCIVL

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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