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World Games 2013: Last practice day for airsports

Yesterday parachuting canopy piloting and paragliding accuracy athletes and officials had a last chance to get ready before the competitions start tomorrow in Cali, Colombia, at the World Games 2013, in front of full rows of spectators.

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World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Christopher Bobo (USA)

Name Christopher BOBO BOBO Ian
Sport Canopy Piloting
Gender M
Ranking 9
Nationality USA
Year of birth 1971
Start year in the sport 1989
Experience 20000+ jumps
Best achievement in competition 2005 World Cup Champion
FAI world records FS4 - 46 Formations

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The 9th edition of the World Games 2013 is now on !

world-games-2013-opening-ceremonyThe World Games 2013 are officially underway in Cali, Colombia, after yesterday’s Opening Ceremony at the Pascual Guerrero stadium in front of more than 35.000 spectators. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos opened the event in the presence of FAI President John Grubbström, IOC President Jacques Rogge and International World Games Association President Ron Froehlich.

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Tetlow to present airsports events at the World Games 2013

Regan Tetlow 3The World Games 2013 is the biggest multi-sports event of the year and features 32 sports including parachuting canopy piloting and paragliding accuracy. The great media impact of the event, which will start on 25 July 2013, will be felt worldwide. The FAI does all that it takes to promote its sports not only to the TV spectators and press readers, but also to the public attending the event. For this reason the FAI appointed Regan Tetlow as an official presenter of the airsports events at the World Games 2013.

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Information Notice 47 (2013)

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Presentation video for the World Games 2013 - Cali, Colombia

WG2013-video-presentationThe World Games, which are the most important event in 2013 with 31 sports and 4000 participants, will take place in Cali, Colombia, from 24 July to 4 August 2013.

Paragliding Accuracy and Parachuting Canopy Piloting feature in the programme. Both air sport events will take place at the same location on 1, 2 and 3 August 2013.

Here is the presentation video:

4th Dubai International Parachuting Competition, 27 Nov - 10 Dec, 2013

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BREAKING NEWS...

Canopy Formations 2-Way Sequention now included in the events to be featured - which means that CF 4-way sequential has been dropped for the more popular event.

Bulletin No.1 and all supporting documents have been revised to account for this.

How do you follow the Mondial?  With the 4th Dubai International Parachuting Competition.  Having had a taste of what can be done this should be as exciting and well attended.

Five disciplines: Accuracy Landing,  Formation Skydiving, Canopy Formation, Artisit Events and Canopy Piloting.

Bulletin no. 1 is now published on this site.

14th FAI World Para-Ski Championships, Tanay, Russia, 11-16 March 2014

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Bulletin No. 1 in now published and available on this site.  Either click on the link or:

 

Go to : "Events" - "Events Calendar and Results", Select year 2014, Select World Para-Ski Championships, Select "Documents" and you will find Bulletin No. 1.  All documents relating to this competition will be published there.

Video Animations on-line of the Artistic Compulsory Sequences

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The IPC Artistic Events Committee is proud to be able to present online video animations of the compulsory sequences 2013 both for freestyle skydiving and freeflying. In this way, a long voiced wish of competitors has finally been realised. The committee expresses its thanks to AE judge Ron Miasnikov and Oren Balbus, both from Israel for this work.

 

 

 

 

2nd Bureau Newsletter, 2013

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The Latest Newsletter from the Bureau is now published

Click on the link - or follow the menu - "Documents" - Bureau Newsletters - 2013 2nd Bureau Newsletter

All the previous newsletters are list by year.

Latest Technical Information Notices - June 2013

 

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 Follow the links for the TWO new Information Notices:

No. 45

No. 46

For all previous notices follow the menu links above : "Our Sport" - Technical and Safety Information Notices" - "Information Notices" by year.