What’s On

Your free-flying calendar

Aug
23
Tue
Balkans Aerobattle
Aug 23 – Aug 28 all-day

Balkans aerobattleThe Aerobattle is an FAI cat 2 paragliding cross-country competition that takes place in Zlatitsa, Bulgaria, from 23-28 August 2016.

More information here.

Aug
5
Sat
Disentis Open / PWC Switzerland 2017
Aug 5 – Aug 12 all-day

Round 3 of the Paragliding World Cup tour 2017 takes place in Disentis, Switzerland, with registration and a practice task on 5 August and the week-long competition starting 6th.

Event website

Sep
14
Thu
The North Face Mountain Festival
Sep 14 – Sep 17 all-day

The North Face Mountain festival is a celebration of all kinds of mountain sports, including paragliding.

The festival invites participants to camp at the foot of the Eiger with like-minded mountain-sports lovers, and try their hand at new sports plus celebrate the ones they already love. There are athlete talks and live music too.

Climb walls, hike and run breathtaking alpine trails as well as learning new skills from adventure photography to cooking up a wilderness feast, all whilst enjoying a newfound sense of belonging.

The event is for over-18s only. Tickets cost €249 and include many of the activities, plus breakfasts and dinners. They can be bought from The North Face Mountain Festival website.

Aug
18
Sun
Disentis Open 2019
Aug 18 – Aug 24 all-day
Disentis Open 2019 @ Disentis | Grisons | Switzerland

The Disentis Open is an FAI cat 2 “educational open”, that will be held in Switzerland from 18-24 August 2019.

Meet director Martin Scheel will give daily briefings and weather forecasts (pictured above, photo by Andy Busslinger), and there will be lectures and workshops throughout the week. Speakers include Urs Haari (on emergency systems), Jörg Ewald (instruments) and Urs Braun (mental training).

Prizes and rankings will be for Open and Sport Classes (up to EN C).

Registration opens 1 May 2019. The entry fee is CHF 295 for Swiss nationals, or €250 for non-Swiss. Pilots ranking in the top 50 of the WPRS get a free place.

www.disentis-open.ch

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