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4th FAI Pan American Championships: T2- The rain stopped and ‘the beautiful game’ (jogo...

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"Day 2, we finally had a flyable task, and what a task it was! After 4 days of solid bad weather, this morning waking up felt different. It must have been that bird-like instinct pilots have. Today, we fly". Paolo Bellezze reports live from Baixo Guandu, Brazil, where the first task saw only one pilot in goal, Ignacio Ortiz. Local star Rafael Saldini was 2nd.

New Latvian National Record: 224 km Out-and-Return from Saint André Les Alpes

I have been chasing the 200 km mark for the second season now. Last year I settled for a 193km FAI Triangle, it was a massive feat for me as a pilot at the time. I competed in the 15th...

Aaron Durogati, PWC champion 2016: “I want to win the PWC once more!”

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The Italian athlete and Gin Gliders test pilot took the 2016 title of the top paragliding competition circuit in Governador Valadares, Brazil, at the end of January 2017, where he became the first competitor to ever win the PWC...
PWC St Andre. Photo: Michel Farrugia / Facebook

Maxime Pinot wins PWC in St Andre Les Alps

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The 4th leg of the Paragliding World Cup tour 2016 was held on September 3-10 in the south Alps, and ended after 3 valid tasks with the victory for French pilot Maxime Pinot, followed by Spanish acro world champion Felix Rodriguez -both...

Jeison Zeferino is Pan-American Paragliding Champion 2018

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Nearly 120 pilots, from 20 countries -but only half of them American-, competed at the 3rd FAI Pan-American Paragliding Championship and Open held in Baixo Guandu, Brazil, from April 1 to 8, 2018. After 4 valid tasks, Brazilian pilots...

Michael Küffer and Klaudia Bulgakow win PWC La Reunion

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The Paragliding World Cup tour 2016 had its 5th and last round -before the Superfinal-, at St Leu, La Reunion, where Küffer (SWI, Gin Boomerang 10) took the 1st place ahead of 18-year old Simon Pellisier (FRA, Ozone Enzo...

Spanish Paragliding Championship of Arangoiti ends in Castejon de Sos

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The championship, also Open FAI, took place between the 21st and 26th of July, and , although the organizers had to change the venue due to the meteorology, the brave decision ended up being accurate. Four tasks could take place.

4th FAI Pan American Championships: Day 3, T2. Baixo Guandu delivers again

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Second task of the championship, with 29 pilots in goal the three first positions go to Brazil. Six out of the ten first places go to the country of beautiful people giving us an idea of how strong this...

4th FAI Pan American Championships, Final Day, Task 5: Rafa Saladini is the Champ! 

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Last Saturday took place this EPIC, I mean EPIC, last task of the Pan-American championship in the ‘feel good’ Capital of Paragliding, Baixo Guandu, Espiritu Santo, Brazil. For one last time, we were greeted as usual by the Prefeito’s health...

Video: PWC Pico Do Gaviao, a Brazilian affair!

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A World of Colour is a display of an amazing selection of the stars and starlets of paragliding while they battle for a place on the podium of the highest-level paragliding competition series, the Paragliding World Cup (PWC). The...

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