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ST ANDRE BRITISH OPEN

August 22nd, 2015 - Posted by Steve

I won’t be going, but I think I would like to so that I could be at Calvo´s final comp as a Meet Director.  If you are new to the British Open series you may not know that Calvo has been involved in the organisation of British Paragliding and international events for around 20 years. […]

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Chrigel Cola. XC Mag Sky Junkies

August 20th, 2015 - Posted by Steve

My XC mag just arrived and here is the illustration I did for Ed Ewing at XC mag last month during the X Alps.  If you were following the race then you will recognise the situation.  When Chrigel was penalised for going the wrong way up a track and had a moan at the sponsor […]

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Airtime at the river.

August 12th, 2015 - Posted by Steve

This is young Jack Pimblet of the Nova Team increasing his airtime during the windy afternoon yesterday.  We did eventually fly at PN as the wind came on and gave us an interesting thermic and restitution flight.

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Christmas Gif

December 12th, 2014 - Posted by Steve

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My Film has made the Official Selection for San Hillare

August 25th, 2014 - Posted by Steve

Just got the new that my film, The Collector has made the cut for San Hillare next month.  Just need the fresh translation to be improved so waiting for Alain Mothes to help me on that one as he did with the great french singing on the XC Pee advert. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__8v59oGArI&list=UUq74CHTCs6EEt7WfSP7BbxQ[/youtube]   [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nzpo5FU_38I&list=UUq74CHTCs6EEt7WfSP7BbxQ[/youtube]  

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XC Pee. Texas record camp

July 18th, 2014 - Posted by Steve

The two windy days have given me time to finish the Ad for XCshop.com. It is a shame Alan did not have one on Wednesday, or he might have taken his 130km to over 200. Ah well!

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Andalucia trip of 20 years ago – and next week too!

November 6th, 2012 - Posted by Steve

A few weeks back we were at Cenes next to Granada city and with the sun so low and staying on the South side for most of the time it seemed that flying the spur to the left of Cenes would be better.  Years ago we flew from Purche, though now if you walk up […]

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The big jump 1994

September 11th, 2012 - Posted by Steve

This is a great image forwarded to me by Duncan of  Eddie Colefox and Jocky Jocky Sanderson making the big leap into the Pozo de las parededes (behind PN) during the 1994 British Open. Amazing and very brave.  Amongst others who did the  leap were Fiona Mckaskill.

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Warm weather and nice flying

February 26th, 2012 - Posted by Steve

Super conditions on Saturday with peaks of over 4m/s to Cu at 2600m. I was tempted to go over the pass but my hands could not stand the cold up high. Sunday more mellow, though pleaseant enough. Puri had her first flight on the Mentor on Saturday evening. After soundly thrashing Sophie (aged 5) at […]

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Operation day

September 21st, 2011 - Posted by Puri

After 5 days Steve finally went under the knife and now remembles more his white van, bodged, and hopefully with a few years left to go. We hope he will be back home on friday.

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