August 22, 2014

Competition and Events:

2014 US Paragliding Nationals -

Friday, December 20, 2013

Skydive Ultra -

Thursday, October 31, 2013

USA Sends First Parpalegic to Compete at World Skydiving Competition -

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta -

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Air Wars -

Sunday, August 11, 2013

2013 Hot Air Balloon National Championships -

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Crossroads Balloon Rally -

Saturday, April 20, 2013

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2011 World Hang Gliding Championship

The 18th FAI World Hang Gliding Championship took place in Sigillo, Italy from July 16th to July 30, 2011.

18th FAI 2011 World Hang Gliding Class 1 ChampionshipThis year’s Class 1 competition was plagued by bad weather for most of the entire two week competition. Only two tasks were flown and the rest were cancelled.

Alex Ploner from Italy used the home field advantage to make this his second consecutive Class 1 championship, he took the 2009 World Championship in Chabre, France. Second place went to Christian Ciech, also of Italy. Primo Gricar of Slovenia took third.

This year’s competition was reminiscent of last year’s women’s worlds when bad weather forced the cancellation of every task.

Better luck in January of 2013 to the Class 1 mates when the forum moves to Forbes, Australia for the 19th FAI World Hang Gliding Championship. See ya mates!

2011 Overall World Hang Gliding Championship Results

2011 Team World Hang Gliding Championship Results

Video courtesy of Jonny Durand