“How do you pronounce your name Linda?”
“It sounds like alimony.”
Richard Sheppard knew he was onto a good thing when he was asked to head to Annecy to hang out at the Women’s Hang Gliding World Championships over the summer – and he took full advantage of his precious few days at the competition.
With his camera round his neck and his quirky eye for a tall tale he set about interviewing some of hang gliding’s best women.
The result is a brilliant insight into the laid-back, friendly atmosphere of the women’s competition scene revealing the highs and the lows of this exceptional but tightknit group of competition pilots.
Read the full set of interviews in issue 155, Sept/October 2014.
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