Stephane Drouin has claimed a new world record for Speed over a 100km triangular course.
He flew the flight on 5 May, flying from Marlens in France. He was with Seiko Fukuoka, who set a Women’s world record for Speed over a 100km triangle on the same day.
Stephane averaged a speed of 36.57km/h, beating the previous eight-year-old record by several km/h.
The full claim reads:
Claim number : 17108
Sub-class :O-3 (Paragliders)
Type of record : Speed over a triangular course of 100 km
Course/location : Marlens – Annecy (France)
Performance : 36.57 km/h
Pilot : Stéphane Drouin (France)
Paraglider : Enzo / Ozone
Current record : 30.97 km/h (19.07.2006 – Marko Novak, Slovenia)
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