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21st Hang Gliding World Championships: 10-20 Aug 2017

The Hang Gliding World Championships are on in Brasilia, Brazil, from 10-20 August 2017, with 130 of the world’s best pilots competing for the title. After five good +100km tasks in week 1, Alex Ploner (IT) is leading the pack, just 20 points ahead of France’s Mario Alonzi. Christian Ciech (IT) is in third. Follow […]

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World Hang Gliding Championships 2014

Annecy Mondial 2014: 21 June – 5 July 2014

The Multiclass Hang Gliding World Championships’ official trailer, which clearly shows the different classes of hang glider in the competition The Multiclass FAI World Hang Gliding Championships is taking over the skies above Annecy in France from 21 June to 5 July 2014. The UK’s Richard Sheppard explains what it’s all about and who are […]

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Antoine Boisellier in the core. Photo: Antoine Boisellier

In issue 146: Hang Gliding World Championships

We devote this issue’s Gallery to the photography from this brilliant high-level competition

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World Hang Gliding Championships 2013

The World Class 1 Hang Gliding Championships take place in Forbes, Australia in January 2013

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