Hard two-week battle in Australian skies sees three new FAI Gliding World Champions win gold.
The 34th FAI World Gliding Championships in Benalla (AUS) was officially opened on Sunday, 08 January 2017, by Jaclyn Symes MP, Member for Northern Victoria on behalf of the Victorian Minister for Spo....
Two years ago on this day, Tijl Schmelzer and his father Bert were the very ﬁrst to pass the 200 km/h barrier using thermals rather than mountain waves.
The 34th FAI World Gliding Championships 2017 kicks-off in Australia on 9 January 2017, with two weeks of high profile, high calibre competition to follow.
Until the last race it was very close at the top and any of the top five pilots still had a chance to win the contest.
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