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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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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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Krushevo Paragliding Euro on the Go

Krushevo Paragliding Euro on the Go

151 pilots from 30 countries are gathered in Krushevo, Macedonia (FRY), for the 14th FAI European Paragliding XC Championship.

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Lombok welcomes FAI Paragliding Accuracy World Cup

Lombok welcomes FAI Paragliding Accuracy World Cup

The third round of this year’s FAI Paragliding Accuracy World Cup was held in Lombok, Indonesia in the first week of August. The beautiful location of Are Guling Bay welcomed 123 pilots from 15 co....

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Krushevo Hang Gliding Class 5 World and Class 1 European: Best Ever?

Krushevo Hang Gliding Class 5 World and Class 1 European: Best Ever?

Krushevo best ever hang gliding cross-country World or Continental Championship? It was the opinion of many after the award ceremony was through.

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FAI World Paragliding Aerobatic Championship

Event ID

: 10519    

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: World Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Solo Aerobatics
Synchro Aerobatics

Place

: Montmin - La Forclaz / Doussard (France)

Date(s)

: 26 Aug to 04 Sep 2016

Website

:http://www.chamoisvolants.fr


Event Organiser


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Brasilia Hang Gliding Pre-Worlds

Event ID

: 10761    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

class 1 Cross country
class 1 Cross country (Women)

Place

: Brasilia (Brazil)

Date(s)

: 27 Aug to 03 Sep 2016

Website

:http://www.brasilia2017.com


Event Organiser


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Norwegian Cup 6

Event ID

: 11311    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Hemsedal (Norway)

Date(s)

: 27 Aug to 29 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.kkpgxc.no


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Campeonato de España Open Algodonales

Event ID

: 11434    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Algodanales (Spain)

Date(s)

: 28 Aug to 03 Sep 2016

Website

:http://www.parapentectnp.com


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Upcoming Events

29 August 2016 2016 Open CIS Cup - Ushkonyr (Kazakhstan)
01 September 2016 2016 Paragliding Trip of Indonesia (TRoI) 3rd Series Desa Mantar, West of Sumbawa (Indonesia)
01 September 2016 2016 Copa EquinoXio - 24 de Mayo, Portoviejo (Ecuador)
01 September 2016 2016 Cup of Pyatigoriya - Yutsa (Russia)
02 September 2016 2016 Santomeri - Greek League (PG) Santomeri (Greece)
02 September 2016 2016 Pernik Open - Pernik (Bulgaria)
03 September 2016 2016 Paragliding World Cup - France Saint Andre Les Alpes (France)
03 September 2016 2016 Araxa Open - Brazilian National Paraglider Araxá (Brazil)
03 September 2016 2016 Estonian Open Championships on Paragliding Accuracy - Nurmsi Airfield (Estonia)
10 September 2016 2016 Vrsac Open, 3.round Serbian ACC league Vrsac (Serbia)
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