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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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3d Pan-American Test event – safe, fun and fair!

3d Pan-American Test event – safe, fun and fair!

  3d Pan-American Test event and Brazilian Open 1st round has just finished at Baixo Guandu (Brazil). There were 122 pilots taking part in the competition. Rampa do Monjulo was the meet take o....

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Monte Avena Paragliding XC World: Second and final allocation publishe....

Monte Avena Paragliding XC World: Second and final allocation publishe....

  15th FAI World Paragliding Championships that will take place in Monte Avena, Italy, July 1 to 15, 2017 has published the second allocation round. As all exemptions are proceeded and all the....

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 1st Asian Oceanic PGA Test event – Local regulations are published

1st Asian Oceanic PGA Test event – Local regulations are published

  Local regulations for 1st FAI Asian-Oceanic Paragliding Accuracy Championships Test Event are published on official website. The event will take place at Pattananikom, Lopburi province of Th....

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Pre Pan-American and Brazilian Open 1st round has began in Baixo Guand....

Pre Pan-American and Brazilian Open 1st round has began in Baixo Guand....

  3d Pan-American Test event and Brazilian Open 1st round started on April 9th 2017 at Baixo Guandu’s Rampa do Monjulo take off. After 3 days we have only 1 valid task with 74 pilots on goal....

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CCC Paragliders, the GrandFather rule and the 2017 World championship

CCC Paragliders, the GrandFather rule and the 2017 World championship

  CIVL has been in contact with manufacturers preparing gliders for the coming World Championship in Monte Avena, Italy, and with the testing houses. CIVL has been informed that BGD, Gin and O....

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Mosel Open -

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266

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Cross Country

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: 27 Apr to 30 Apr 2017

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Spring Meeting - Friuli Venezia Giulia Trophy -

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277

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class 1 Cross country
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: Meduno (Italy)

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: 25 Apr to 01 May 2017

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BOS Round 1 and British Open -

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309

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class 1 Cross country
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: Crickhowell (United Kingdom)

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: 28 Apr to 02 May 2017

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Dutch Open -

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246

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: Second Category Event

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class 1 Cross country
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Place

: Greifenburg (Austria)

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: 23 Apr to 29 Apr 2017

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St Petersburg accuracy cup -

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: 12080    

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612

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: Second Category Event

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: Other

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Paragliding Accuracy

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: St. Petersburg (Russia)

Date(s)

: 28 Apr to 30 Apr 2017

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:http://www.lenoblcup.ru


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Soca Open Valley -

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: 12113    

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301

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: Second Category Event

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: Other

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Cross Country

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: Tolmin (Slovenia)

Date(s)

: 27 Apr to 02 May 2017

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:http://comps.sffa.org/en/event/soca-open-valley-2017


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Albania Open -

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: 12127    

Bid:

701

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: Second Category Event

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: Other

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Paragliding Accuracy

Place

: Vlora (Albania)

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: 27 Apr to 30 Apr 2017

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:http://www.albaniaopen.com


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29 April 2017 2017 Norwegian Cup 2 - Voss, Bergen (Norway)
29 April 2017 2017 Turkish Paragliding Accuracy League - Kayseri (Region 1) - Kayseri (Turkey)
29 April 2017 2017 Greek Paragliding championship, XC Open Event Kamvounia - Deskati Grevenon (Greece)
29 April 2017 6th Open Paragliding Championship of Permskiy Kray - Kungur (Russia)
30 April 2017 2017 Open Dnister Cup - Vilidg, Mogiliv - Podilskiy (Ukraine)
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