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In Issue 126…

Monday 9 November, 2009

XC Issue 126 Contents



‘My dream turned from heavenly bright blue to black.’ Felix Wölk goes looking for adventure in the high mountains of Nepal and stumbles across the dark side

Interview with a skygod

Interview with a skygod

‘Back in the game!’ Or is he? Hang gliding superstar Manfred Ruhmer came back to comp flying this year after five years away. Ed Ewing meets the most decorated man in hang gliding

Utah Saints

Utah Saints

‘I yanked my wing around and flew towards the light.’ Jochen Rink and friends set off to climb higher and fly more in some of wild Utah’s remotest terrain

Seven steps to dealing with fear


‘A long cascade of G-force and terror.’ In a deeply personal account, Australia’s Heike Hamann reveals how she has learnt to cope with fear while flying

NEW XC Files

XC Files

‘Don’t focus on flat, focus on turning efficiently.’ Expert opinion in short, sharp bites in our all-new XC Files. Four pages of learning for every level of pilot – from tips on folding your glider to how to throw your reserve

Between the sheets – Gin Sprint & Advance Epsilon 6

Between the sheets - Gin Sprint & Advance Epsilon 6

Easy does it. Bob Drury slips into the EN B class and test flies the Advance Epsilon 6 and the Gin Sprint, two of the most anticipated paragliders this season

Gallery 126 - Hang Ten


Hang Ten HG Gallery, PWC Superfinal, The Ozone BBHPP, Durand surfs the Morning Glory, Pagan on Downwind landings and Goldsmith on managing your competition career

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