18 July 2017
The first Italian edition of the Paragliding World Championships were already openend with a new record: 48 nations with about 150 athletes were involved: Such a massive participation has never had occurred in past editions. The event is structured in 11 flight tasks that were assigned on a daily basis for which the best closing time is only one aspect to climb the charts. The competition was held in 3 scoring categories: Nations, Women and Overall.
A 5000 square kilometres flying area and...
FAI: 15th Paragliding World Championship – Monte Avena (ITA) – Highlights
21 August 2019
Joachim Oberhauser from South Tyrol (ITA) is new FAI Paragliding World Champion!
The 43 year old came out on top after 10 days of intense competition flying in the Overall Category (=Women+Men). He finished ahead of 149 other pilots from 48 different countries to win the title of FAI Paragliding World Champion and a prestigious gold medal of the World Air Sports Federation FAI. Gleb Sukhotskiy (RUS) took the 2nd place. Honorin Hamard (FRA) came in 3rd.
The 21 year old Meryl Delferriere f...
Joachim Oberhauser wins the Paragliding World Championship | FAI World Paragliding Championship 2019 - Krushevo (MKD)
9 October 2019
Congratulations to the French Aerobatic team on wheeling and tumbling their way to victory in both the team event and three of the other four programmes at the FAI World Aerobatic Championships, which took place from 22 to 31 August.
French pilot, Louis Vanel won the Mixed and Men’s events, with star female pilot Aude Lemordant – also on the French team – taking first place in the Women’s competition.
In the Freestyle programme, Robert Holland (USA) once again climbed to the top of the podi...