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Luc Armant and Meryl Delferriere win first PWC event 2017

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The Paragliding World Cup tour 2017 started on the last week of May in the heart of Savoie, in the French Alps, where 127 pilots flew 6 good tasks ranging from 73.4 to 128.6 km. Ozone team pilot and...
Super final 2018. Photo: Yassen Savov

Pierre Remy and Meryl Delferriere are the PWC champions 2018

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Pierre Remy did not hesitate to qualify this championship, held on March 20 to 30 of March 2019 and where 9 tasks were flown in conditions that went from poor to amazing, as "the most intense of my pilot...

4th FAI Pan American Paragliding Championships: The best of the Americas converges to Brazil

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The time has come for 117 of the very best pilots from 18 different American Nations to battle it out during 7 epic days and crown their Champion.  Most important yet, a smaller selection of those pilots would have...

Liga Norte Parapente in Spain, 21st edition about to start

On the weekend of the 13th and 14th of April the 2019 edition of the regional League of Northern Spain will start, attracting all kinds of pilots with rounds designed to be enjoyed, in many different areas.

Ojovolador’s Daniel Crespo is Spanish Paragliding Champion 2018!

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The Championships held in Pegalajar (province of Jaen, Andalusia) last week enjoyed good -if somewhat strong- conditions on the first 3 days, that allowed the 140 competitors to fly races of 60, 88 and 108 km. After the 2nd...
Pan American Championships 2020, wet day 1

4th Pan American Champs: Training day washed out but there’s caipirinha and Rock &...

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Saturday 7th of March was due to be the 1st training day in Baixo Guandu, but as our reporter onsite Paolo Bellezze explains: "That's not going to happen". Bad weather in the area means that there will be more Brazilian fun on the ground than in the air these days. Here's what the competitors have been up to.

Flying a 193km FAI Triangle in the Alps

The Mistral winds had just passed and it was looking to be a very good day to fly. On Thursday night I had planned a trip to Chamonix to fly over the weekend around the highest mountains of Europe....

Presenting Nova’s new Climb&Fly team

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Nova's new Climb & Fly Team.

XXI International Air Festival “El Yelmo”: June 5th to 7th

Sierra de Segura (Spain) will hold again one of the main free flight events in Europe, together with the XXI International Air Cinema Festival, and the VI Open El Yelmo XC.

Triple Swiss victory at the Dolomiti Superfly 2020

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Patrick Von Känel with 3d 8h 2m time, champion of the Dolomiti Super Fly 2020. Second place shared by Chrigel Maurer and Sepp Inniger.

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