XC Sky Race 2018, Mexico

Tuesday 4 December, 2018
When:
January 6, 2019 – January 12, 2019 all-day
2019-01-06T00:00:00+00:00
2019-01-13T00:00:00+00:00
Where:
Valle de Bravo
State of Mexico
Mexico

XC Sky Race

This is the second edition of this “new kind of XC paragliding competition”, where pilots choose their own course and fly as far as they can on whatever glider they have. A handicap scoring system takes glider level into account.

The comp is the brainchild of Marko Hrgetic, who wanted to promote competition flying where pilots’ real XC skills are tested, and where it is not the pilot on the hottest wing who takes the shortest line, who wins.

Pilots fly in teams and are scored individually as well as contributing to their team’s score. Scoring takes into account distance flown and average speed, weighted by glider category. (The formula is explained on the competition rules page, here).

Live trackers are provided by the organisation, and there will be lectures in the evenings.

xcskyrace.com

 

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