Flymaster at play.
Flymaster are currently running a competition. To enter, go onto their site and take part in a little quiz. Leave your email address and you will be eligible for a prize draw. The first prize is a GPS SD. Here’s the link: flymaster-avionics.com/page/fm-contest
After the terrible earthquake in Nepal, Paraglider pilots Jamie and Bella Messenger and the charity they support, Karma Flights Nepal, need as much help from their fellow pilots around the world as possible at the moment. Pilots are asked to open their hearts and wallets to enable their charity to bring aid to victims where they live in Nepal...
World Championships in Columbia: the results so far
After six tasks (out of a possible 11), the race is breathtaking. Not only in the individual classification but in the team rankings too, the first places are really close, leaving all to play for.
The results up to and including the 19th of January:
1. Stephan Morgenthaler (CH, Enzo 2), 4339
2. Michael Maurer (CH, Boomerang 10), 4337
3. Torsten Siegel (DE, Boomerang 10), 4332
1. Seiko Fukuoka Naville (FR, Enzo 2), 3818
2. Laurie Genovese (FR, Enzo 2), 3669
3. Nicole Fedele (IT, Enzo 2), 3631
1. Switzerland, 11213
2. Germany, 11189
3. Slovenia, 11126
There is a winner already; the site for this competition has come up trumps this winter. It has been flyable every day, even when it poured down in the morning, as was the case before the sixth task. Two hours later, +3 thermals were on the menu!
The organization’s live tracking is working well. Watch the Championship live:
by Lucian Haas