Our roaming reporter/photographer/test pilot/wing tuner Matjaz managed to get Tilen Ceglar to stand still for long enough to ask him a few questions about the wing that he flew in the World Cup in Gemona, Italy last week; here’s what they talked about: 1. Hi Tilen, first you had to decide whether to fly the
17. April, 2018
The Winter Cup is a Slovenian invention intended to take advantage of the protected weather patterns of the Slovenian heartland, and offer race-starved pilots a touch of respite during the cold winter months. But this winter hasn’t been cooperating, not even in Slovenia. So the Winter Cup was postponed twice already, and finally came to
27. February, 2018
The Paragliding Accuracy World Cup is growing, in participation and in number of people following, and our Team Pilot Jaka Gorenc from Slovenia is right in there with all the best of them. Jaka flew in the opening 2018 event in Turkey last week, and came home with the silver trophy! Jaka flew his Triple
23. January, 2018
Marko Hrgetic took a brand-new Queen 2 to Valle de Bravo in Mexico, to fly it in the 2018 Monarca Open. After 6 good tasks in a variety of conditions he ended up in 4th place Overall, smack in the middle of all the 2-liner hotships, and with very many of them behind him. We
21. January, 2018
Our friend from Indonesia, Elisa Manueke, became paragliding accuracy world cup champion! Elisa was flying the Triple Seven Deck, thereby both proving his exceptional skills AND the Deck’s extraordinary stall resistance – something that is great to know for all the paragliding students and instructors out there using the Deck in their training. A very
30. May, 2017
New rising star and Triple Seven team pilot, Johannes Baumgarten has been to traditional Hessische Meisterschaften competition in Greifenburg. With one of the best weekend where long flights have been made in the Alps, Greifenburg area provided strong conditions where pilots had to fly on bar most of the time. Johannes used the three liner Kind to its full potential landing at 3rd place overall in the en...
16. March, 2017
...or above the home turf, as it were :-) The Winter Cup is a popular early-season introduction to the XC comps season in Europe - and it takes place just a skip and a hop from the Triple Seven HQ in Ajdovščina, in western Slovenia. This year's edition was blessed with excellent conditions and 4 out of 4 tasks flown, and the Triple Seven crowd ruled anything that wasn't a 2-liner...
21. October, 2016
Mr. Takanobu Tsukahara won the Paragliding Accuracy Japan championship 2016 using the glider DECK. His result was 9 rounds with 26 points. His comment on the DECK is that it is very easy to handle because of the good the pitch stability of the glider. Congratulations to Mr. Takanobu for a great result!
17. October, 2016
Our Team-Pilot Tim-Patrick Meyer has won the Sports Class of the German XC-Cup 2016 on his Rook 2. The XC-Cup is a regional online competition in the western part of Germany with more than 650 registered pilots this year. Flights have to be launched inside a defined area of 300 x 300 km (roughly the size of Portugal) and the best three flights of the season count for the final result.
7. October, 2016
Hugh Miller, a well-known pilot who tests the wings for Cross Country magazine, had a pleasure to have the King for this season. While testing its limits for the review that he made, he was able to make some astonishing flights in the UK. Avoiding all the CTR's, UK XC flying is really technical, yet Hugh made some flights of even over 200 km.