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February 2021

New Zealand Paragliding Nationals

20 February - 27 February
Mapua Leisure Park Mapua, New Zealand + Google Map
New Zealand paragliding Nationals

The New Zealand Paragliding Nationals are set to take place in February 2021 at Mapua in the Tasman region of New Zealand. Organisers say, "In these uncertain Covid-19 times two things are known: we shall fly; we shall have fun!" Comp HQ will be the Mapua Leisure Park .The competition will have a choice of sites with excellent XC potential and "an enviable track record of taskable days". Trackers are mandatory – to be supplied by the pilot and registered on…

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March 2021

38th Icares du cinéma

8 March @ 7:00 pm - 11 March @ 11:00 pm
Pathé Cinema Chavant, Grenoble Grenoble, France + Google Map

The Icares du cinéma film festival, which should have taken place at the Coupe Icare in September 2020, will now take place in March 2021 in Grenoble, France

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X-Berg Challenge 2021

17 March - 22 March
X-Berg Challenge

The X-Berg Challenge, Lesotho's multi-day, multi-sport challenge, is back in March. It comes in two sizes: a four-day Extreme race, and a two-day Mini race

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AcroFest 2021

19 March - 21 March
Cromwell, Lake Dunstan Boating Club
Cromwell, New Zealand
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AcroFest 2021

AcroFest 2021 will be New Zealand's 2021 paragliding acro championships. The boat-tow-launch event is scheduled for 19-21 March at Cromwell

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April 2021

Nova Bordairrace: Altaussee

30 April - 2 May
Altaussee Liezen, Austria + Google Map
Bordairrace trophies

The 2021 Bordairrace hike-and-fly race series kicks off in Altaussee (Austria) on 30 April

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May 2021

X-Eryri: hike-and-fly race in Snowdonia

8 May @ 8:00 am - 9 May @ 5:00 pm
Snowdonia United Kingdom + Google Map
X-Eryri Hero

X-Eryri is a new event for 2021: a hike-and-fly adventure race in the mountains of North Wales

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Bornes to Fly 2021

14 May - 16 May
Talloires Talloires-Montmin, 74290 France + Google Map
Bornes to Fly

Annecy’s three-day hike-and-fly competition, Bornes to Fly, is set to take place from 14-16 May 2021. Registration opens online on 3 January 2021

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Dragon hike-and-fly race 2021

22 May - 23 May
Crickhowell Crickhowell, United Kingdom + Google Map
Dragon hike and fly race 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7jWzqEjygY Organised by Crickhowell Paragliding in south-east Wales, the fifth Dragon hike-and-fly race is all set for the weekend of 22-23 May. The course will be 50-100km long, and if the weather is bad on the May dates it will be moved to the weekend of 12-13 June. The entry fee is £50 until 31 January 2021, £60 thereafter which includes the end-of-event party. Extra party tickets are available at £10pp for friends and family. Pilots need to be rated…

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17th FAI World Paragliding Championship

23 May - 5 June
Chamoux sur Gelon France + Google Map
Paragliding World Championships 2021 poster Hero

The 17th FAI Paragliding World Championship is scheduled to take place in Coeur de Savoie, France from 23 May to 5 June 2021

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June 2021

Nova Bordairrace: Sillian

4 June - 6 June
Blue Sky – Flight School Upper Pustertal valley Sillian, Austria + Google Map
Bordairrace trophies

The second event in the 2021 Bordairrace hike-and-fly series will take place in Sillian, East Tyrol from 4-6 June

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