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IPC Plenary Meeting, Faro, Portugal 2017: Day 1

 

Assembling

 

Wednesday 25th January 2017: 

The Delegates, Alternate Delegates, Official Observers and other attendees gather for the start of the Open Meetings prior to this year's 2017 Plenary. Manuel Almeida, Organiser and Portugala's delegate, welcomed everyone to the Open Meeting and reminded us of a few points about the sensible use of the wifi and the need to ensure the ID's were worn at all times.

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IPC Plenary Meeting, Faro, Portugal 2017: Attending Delegates

 

Delegations in Attendance at the 2017 Plenary

Photos will be updated throughout the Plenary


Names L to R          (A) = Alternate Delegate

 2017 Del_ARG 2017 Del_AUS
2016 Austria1

Argentina
Gustavo Eduardo Reyes

Australia
Mark Szulmayer (A)
Gail Bradley
Austria
Michael Egger (A)
Gernot Rittenschober
 2017-Del BAH  2016 Del_Belarusl
2017 Del_BEL
Bahrain
Shk Salman bin Abdullah al Khalifa
Mohammed Al Sabt (A)
Belarus
Anton Bystrov
Belgium
David Grauwels
2017-Del BUL
  2017-Del CAN
 2017 Del_CZE
Bulgaria
Ani Stamenova
Canada
Barbara Davies (A)
Rina Gallo
Czech Rep
Jiri Blaska
Sarka Blaskova (A)
2017 Del_DEN  2017-Del FIN  2016 France
Denmark
Dennis Werenskiold
Finland
Pasi Pirttikoski
France
Patrice Girardin
Bernard Nicolas (A)
2017 Del_GER  2017-Del GB  2016 Hungary
Germany
Peter Pfalzgraf
Gunter Berendt (A)
Great Britain
John Hitchen (A)
John Smyth
Hungary
Dr Istvan Sipos
 2017 Del_Indonesia  2017 Del_IRE  2017-Del ISR
Indonesia
Nisfu Chasbullah Abung
Achmad Effendi Soen (A)
Ireland
Liam McNulty
Israel
Ron Miasnikov
 2017 Del_ITA  2017 Del_KOR  2016 Del_Netherlands
Italy
Sandro Gargini
Korea
Chang II (David) Choi (A)
Netherlands
Ronald Overdijk
Henny Wiggers (A)
2017 Del_NOR   2016 Poland  2016 Del_Portugal
Norway
Hans Christian Amlie (A)
Trudde Sviggum
Poland
Agnieszka Sobczynska Solomon (A)
Portugal
Manuel Alberto Da Silva Almeida
2017-Del QAT   2017 Del_ROU  2017-Del RUS
Qatar
Mohammed Al-Delayle
Romania
Simona Stan (A)
Cristina Margareta Steczel
Russia
Julia Sotnikova (A)
Aliya Ananina
 2016 South-Africa  2016 Spain  2017 Del_SWE
South Africa
Mike Teague
Spain
Alberto Martin Paracuellos
Sweden
Zeljko Tanaskovic (A)
Elisabet Mikaelsson
2016 Del_Switzerland   2017 Del_TUR  2017 Del_UAE
Switzerland
Doris Merz-Hunziker
Turkey
Levent G├╝rcan
Fikret Sogut (A)
United Arab Emirates
Yousif Al Hammadi
Salim Akram Al Hosani (A)
 2017-Del USA   
USA
Randy Connell (A)
Kirk Verner (Absent)

Interim Bureau Decision 01/2017

2016 New_IPC_Bureau

Read the first Interim Bureau Decision of 2017, which will be added to the Interim Bureau Decisions to be approved of at the Plenary 2017, Faro Portugal 28-29 January 2017.

Follow the link here, or go to "About Us" IPC Bureau News - Interim Bureau Decisions.

16th World Para-Ski Championships, St. Johann, Austria - 7-11 March 2017 - Bulletin 2

PARASKI-17-1-5

Bulletin 2 is now published on this web-site - follow the link or go to Events Calendar and click on the documents logo against this competition.

There is actually no change to the Bulletin 1 issued earlier, except we now have a list of provisional entries..

Please be aware of the deadline for Official Entries is the 11th January 2017.

2017 IPC Plenary Meeting, Faro, Portugal 28-29 January 2017 - LATEST

Plenary-2017

There is an additional Annex to the Agenda published on 12 December 2016.  Annex 54a and a slight change to the Agenda to reflect this.

The Agenda is now published on this Website - See 'About Us' 'Meetings' menu above.

There are a couple of typo corrections and additions to the Agenda originally published on the Organisers site (this is also now changed) and Annex 3 has been replaced (due to an error). 

The Agenda and accompanying Annexes are available on the Organiser's site - follow the link

2017 IPC Plenary Meeting, Faro, Portugal - AGENDA and Documents

Looking forward to meeting again.

1st FAI World Cup in Wingsuit Acrobatic Flying, Z'Hills - Day 4

 

Podium

USA 2 - Silver

USA 1 - Gold

Russia - Bronze

 Anthony Zerbonia

 Travis Mickle

 Simon Repton

Jeffrey Harrigan

 Mark Krasiski

 Sarah Chamberlain

 Igor Volkov

Sergei Kistaichev

Andrey Iurosh

 

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1st FAI World Cup in Wingsuit Acrobatic Flying, Z'Hills - Day 3

Then and_Now

Wednesday 9th November 2016   IPC Facebook Page

It is all over, there is a new President of the USA and the 1st World Cup of Wingsuit Acrobatic Flying has completed a day early.  This evening at 17.00 hrs there will be the awards ceremony here on the Drop Zone at Zephyrhills.

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1st FAI World Cup in Wingsuit Acrobatic Flying, Z'Hills - Day 2

USA team

Photo courtesy of Skydive-TV and Omniskore

Tuesday 8th November 2016

Here in the USA today is the day the populace go to the polls and elect their new President - here at Zephyrhills, Florida it is another day of blue skies and stunning competition.

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1st FAI World Cup in Wingsuit Acrobatic Flying, Z'Hills - Day 1

1st load_of_1st_WC

Monday, 7th November 2016

10.00 The first aircraft took off with the first four teams and this latest discipline in the IPC calendar is underway.

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1st World Wingsuit Performance Flying Championships, Z'Hills, Day 4

added pressure

Sunday, 6th November 2016

ANOTHER WORLD RECORD  This time the record established on Monday by Chris Geiler, USA was broken by Chris himself :  Existing record 88.1

Round 1, Time = 94.2 and Round 3, Time = 95.7   In fact the existing record (88.1) has been beaten 11 times in this competion.

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1st World Wingsuit Performance Flying Championships, Z'Hills, Day 3

WINGSUITING 3_1

Photo courtesy of Skydive-tv

Saturday, 5 November 2016

8.00  Wheels off for the start of Round 2, Distance task.  Interesting to see what today will bring.  I hope, by the end of this morning, to be able to confirm, with the Records Officer the number of records that were set yesterday.   We potentially have two new World Records and eight Continental Records.

INSTANT  RESULTS

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