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The Triple Seven Gambit is an uncompromising paraglider, designed for winning top-level competitions together with the best pilots in the world. In spite of this, it is still very much a Triple Seven wing; fun, exciting, helpful, easy and FAST.
Compared to contempory designs in this segment, the Gambit is an easy wing to fly well; and it is easy to fly faster too. It is a very solid design and will allow the right pilot to cruise through turbulence with confidence, even at its very considerable top speed.
|Top surface||Porcher Skytex 32|
|Internal construction||Porcher Skytex 27 hard, Skytex 40 hard|
|Bottom surface||Porcher Skytex 27|
|Upper cascades||EDELRID A8000U (70, 50, 25), Liros DC 35|
|Middle 1 cascades||Edelrid A8000U (130, 90, 70, 50, 25), Liros DC 35|
|Middle 2 cascades||Edelrid A8000U (90, 50, 25), Liros DC Liros DC Dyneema® SK 99 (301, 201, 161)|
|Main lines||Edelrid A8000U 70, Liros DC Dyneema® SK 99 (401, 201, 161)|
Greg from Flybubble made a nice video, reviewing the Knight from the materials used in the wing, to its flying abilities.
The German paragliding scene is possibly the most sorted of any nation, with a strong federation working hard to further the sport in Germany. One initiative which has fostered many new talents over the years is the DHV Newcomer Challenge, a competition format aimed at preparing and nurturing the next generation of World Cup superstars.
The Hurricane Open was, by the looks of it, a very successful event, with no less than 6 tasks in 7 days. It’s almost standard fare to see the Queen 2 on the top of the podiums these days, but this event was something special even in the annals of Queen 2 comp success; top
It’s all very well to have made a big splash in a relatively small pond (Czech, Slovak and Lithuanian Open), it’s a different kettle of fish to jump into the ocean and do the same – and we were as keen to see how it went as most of you out there! As it turned