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May
31
Sat
Danish Nationals (HG)
May 31 – Jun 7 all-day

The Danish Open Nationals are taking place in Fasterholt

The entry price of 130 EUR includes all towing (static line car towing), accommodation (camping at the airfield), retrieval, end-of-comp dinner and live tracking.

The FAI Cat. 2 comp is for Class 1 and 5 (flex and rigid) hang gliders.

More information and registration

Jun
3
Sat
Danish Hang Gliding Open
Jun 3 – Jun 10 all-day

The Danish Hang Gliding Open will be held in Fasterholt, Denmark, from 3-10 June 2017. The Cat. 2 comp is for Class 1 (flexwings) and Class 5 (rigid). It will also be the country’s national championships.

Airtribune.com

Jul
2
Sun
Red Bull X-Alps 2017
Jul 2 – Jul 15 all-day

The eighth edition of the Red Bull X-Alps kicks off on 2 July 2017, with 31 athletes hoping to break Chrigel Maurer’s run of four consecutive wins.

Chrigel will be on the start line again as well, this time with Tobias Dimmler as his supporter; the field of 32 athletes have come from far and wide to compete – Austria and France each have four athletes in this year’s event, and the USA have three; non-Europeans include Claudio Heidel Schemberger from Argentina (2nd X-Alps), and David Liano Gonzalez of Mexico (1st X-Alps); Chikyonga Ha will be representing South Korea, also his second event.

The record time for finishing the course is 6d 23h 40m – Chrigel’s 2013 time.

As always, it promises to be an exciting race to watch, with live tracking and plenty of daily updates for internet spectators. Eliminations of the slowest team start on July 5th.

redbullxalps.com 

Jul
6
Fri
Portuguese Paragliding Nationals 2018
Jul 6 – Jul 12 all-day
Portuguese Paragliding Nationals 2018 @ Vila Real District | Portugal

The Portuguese paragliding Nationals, hosted by Wind paragliding school, take place from 6-12 July 2018 in Montalegre.

Registration and more information at cnp2018.wind-cam.pt

Jul
16
Mon
15th European Paragliding Championship
Jul 16 – Jul 28 all-day

European Paragliding Championship 2018The 15th European Paragliding Championship will take place in Montalegre, Portugal, from 16 – 28 July 2018. 

The flying site is situated in the north of Portugal with high mountains and open valleys, surrounded by vast plains to several directions. The place is perfect and secure for cross-country flights. “Good for 100km triangles”, organisers say!

Airtribune.com

europg2018.pt

Aug
21
Tue
Azores Paragliding Festival 2018
Aug 21 – Aug 25 all-day
Azores Paragliding Festival 2018 @ Azores | Portugal

The 24th Azores paragliding festival takes place from 21-25 August 2018 on the Portuguese island of Sao Miguel.

Run by the Federação Portuguesa de Voo Livre (FPVL)

See the event’s Facebook page for more information.

 

Jun
29
Sat
PWC 2019 Portugal: Manteigas
Jun 29 – Jul 6 all-day
PWC 2019 Portugal: Manteigas @ Manteigas | Guarda District | Portugal

The third round of the 2019 Paragliding World Cup tour takes place at Manteigas, Portugal from 29 June – 6 July 2019.

The other dates on the tour are:

Coeur de Savoie, France 25 May – 1 June

Linzhou, China 8-15 June

Pico do Gaviao, Brazil 7-14 Sep

Loma Bola, Argentina, 9-16 Nov

pwca.org

Photo: Xabier González

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