111km Race circuit with heaps in goal again

Today we set a task taking pilots over the back to the Parador Nacional in the Gredos park, then to Avila, then back to a goal near the pass at Amavida.  I had to push hard to convince the task committe to go with my decision (they wanted to go to Arcones), but I believed there would be too much north wind for such a flight.

Epic conditions with base between 3500 and 4000m.  There were 50 pilots in goal with winner Benoit Bayon (FRA) who made goal in 2 hours 50 minutes.  The first spaniard,  Wilfred (JC Martinez Melon) is now leading the event was

Posted: Thursday, July 9th, 2009 at 19:03 by Steve Ham in Flying Journal, Spanish Nationals 2009.

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