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PWC-LINZHOU, CHINA

June 18, 2019

The second stop of the 2019 PWC in Linzhou, China, has come to an end. After six valid tasks, the overall win went to the young Baptiste Lambert from France. Baptiste was flying his Enzo 3. In the women’s category, OZONE team... weiter lesen

X-ALPS: 2019

June 17, 2019

The 9th edition of the Red Bull X-Alps is once again the world's toughest adventure race.  Starting in Salzburg, the course will cross the borders of 6 countries via 13 Turnpoints before arriving at the finish line in Monaco. This... weiter lesen

Im UK geht es hoch hinaus

June 12, 2019

Nachdem sie die Saison bereits mit einem beeindruckenden 162km Zielflug (angemeldet) eröffnet hatten, haben sich unsere Freunde Wayne, Seely und Graham Steel einen weiteren epischen Tag herausgepickt. Wayne berichtet: “We had another great weekend In the Cotswolds. Light wind and... weiter lesen

SICHERHEITSMITTEILUNG für das OXYGEN 2 und das OXYGEN 2+

June 7, 2019

Das betrifft alle Oxygen 2 und Oxygen 2+ Gurtzeuge. Es wurde berichtet, dass es während einer Probeauslösung Schwierigkeiten gab, den Griff vom Klettband zu lösen, was eine erfolgreiche Auslösung des Retters unmöglich macht. Falls du ein Oxygen 2 oder ein... weiter lesen

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The 9th edition of the Red Bull X-Alps is once again the world's toughest adventure race.
Starting in Salzburg, the course will cross the borders of 6 countries via 13 Turnpoints before arriving at the finish line in Monaco.

This year our pilots will be flying the new Zeolite in the race. Legendary adventurer and Ozone team pilot, Antoine Girard, says: “This is the ideal sail for vol-biv, without compromise! Easy, agile, powerful, fast and especially ultralight. The takeoff and landings have never been easier. It is a real Swiss army knife for vol-biv. It's a pleasure to carry, and a pleasure to fly. The performance and overall ease of use makes it very difficult to give back after having tested it!” Gavin McClurg, Gaspard Petiot, Nick Neynans, Cody Mittanck, Rodolphe Akl, Thomas Juel Christiensen, Manuel Nübel, Dominika Kasieczko, and Maxime Pinot, are all competing under the ZEOLITE in this year’s race.
Follow the pilots at https://www.redbullxalps.com/

Stay tuned for more.
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Ozone Team Pilots Mitch Riley and Nick Greece, and climbing legend Cedar Wright scored a fantastic day of flying in Northern California. @mitch.riley.84 @nicgreece @cedarwright ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Mitch reports on their recent volcanic mission:
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"Nick Greece, Cedar Wright and I met up with a pretty simple goal: fly together, have fun and explore a new place. After 5 hours in the air, and over 100km flown the iconic Mount Shasta started to show a leeside convergence and beckon us nearer. Soon we were hooting and hollering with a huge snowy mountain below us and views of Northern California all around. Flying the snowy, glaciated faces of one of the largest potentially active volcanoes in the US will always be a highlight of my flying."
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WATCH THE VIDEO, HIT THE LINK IN BIO
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In the image: Nick Greece approaching Mount Shasta.
Photo courtesy of Mitch Riley
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20% Reduction in Overall Line Drag
Refined SharkNose Profile
G-String Leading Edge
Double-3D Shaping ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
The new Z6 contains several performance breakthroughs in the intermediate category, while taking passive safety to the highest level yet in the Buzz series. A refined SharkNose leading edge, optimised line plan for 20% drag reduction, a new blend of materials to improve durability and reduce weight, the Z6 is the most advanced Buzz to date. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
For more Hit the Link in BIO
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After opening the season with an impressive 162 km declared goal flight, our friends Wayne Seely and Graham Steel have scored another epic day. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Wayne reports:
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“We had another great weekend In the Cotswolds. Light wind and a good cloud base prediction saw us towing from the Cotswolds, an early start at 11am for myself and Graham Steel ( both flying our trusty Zeno’s ) we started with a 1000m base heading to tp1 that quickly went to blue conditions for 40km but as we approached tp2 we were connected with clouds which gave amazing 5ms climbs to 2000m giving us an easy run back to goal, 105k declared FAI Triangle in just under 5 hrs. Not epic by alpine standards but a good day for the UK”
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For Wayne and Graham’s flight, Hit the LINK in BIO

Photos Courtesy of Wayne Seely @seeleyfly
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"I was waiting for that day since a long time! the day with good snow conditions and a very High Cloud base to reach the very top of Belledonne! Taking off from St Hilaire at 1000m I could climb in pretty rough conditions above Dent de Crolles and then glide straight to Belledonne fighting strong headwind that made it pretty tricky!
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After a very low save I manage to climb in a great thermal really high at 3700m over the snowy peaks! Then my dream came true ; I landed on the Grande Lance de Domène at 2790m for a 800 m ski run!
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Afterward I took off again and made it back home, flying right over the Grand pic of Belledonne! It was so epic!!"
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Enjoy the latest combo mission from Ozone family member, @antoineboisselier ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
WATCH THE FULL CLIP, HIT THE LINK IN BIO
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Axel Fornasier goes for the
SUPERSTALL TO INFINITY and... nails IT ‼️ Congrats Axel @axl_frns
Glider: Session
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THE NEW SOLOS: Click & Fly
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The SOLOS is a light & sleek reversible harness design with technical features throughout. Comfortable and intuitive to fly, it is ideal for pilots of all levels. An incredibly convenient two-buckle design makes gearing up on launch easier and safer. The hybrid leg-strap / seatboard design is precise, with easy weight-shift control and comfortable feedback, and the harness structure and geometry is clean, simple, intuitive to adjust. If you're looking for a lightweight and versatile harness for all-around flying, the SOLOS is the answer.
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-Low volume, slim profile.
-Light reversible design for pilots of all levels.
-3.3kg incl. carabiners, speed bar, rescue pod (M size).
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For more Hit the Link in BIO
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The Paragliding World Cup in Linzhou, China will take place from the 8th to the 15th of June 2019
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The Taihang Canyon Scenic Area, as the name suggests, is one of the most stunning places to fly with its Grand Canyon style topography of red rock gorges and potential for both mountain and flat land tasks.
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The first Paragliding World Cup to take place in China was in Linzhou in 1997. The next event was in 2010 with pollution levels making it impossible to see the valley floor from launch, many pilots described the experience as like flying inside a ping-pong ball.
For those who had taken part in 2010, the Linzhou they then discovered at the Pre World Cup in 2018 was unrecognizable. The smog was gone, the carved canyons covered in vivid green vegetation were breath taking. Even the noodles were delicious.
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Pilots from 28 different countries will be coming to Linzhou from as far afield as Chile, India, Brazil, Nepal, New Zealand and even Belarus to compete in the World Cup. There will also be a lot of new faces. For 32 pilots, this will be their first World Cup.
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The World Cup now has 19 partners, each with a team, making the team competition even more challenging to win.
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Keep up with all the action on the PWCA app and the pwca.org website where you can read the live Commentary, follow the pilots on the tracking and keep up with all the scores.
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Stay tuned for more.

Der PWC 2019 in China

June 5, 2019

Der PWC in Linzhou, China, findet vom 8. – 15.Juni 2019 statt. Das Gebiet des Taihang Canyons ist einer der wunderbaren Plätze an denen geflogen wird. Dieser Ort erinnert an den „Grand Canyon“ mit seinen roten Felsen. Hier können sowohl... weiter lesen

Charles, Meryl und das OZONE Team gewinnen den PWC Coeur de Savoie

June 3, 2019

Die erste Etappe des PWC 2019 in Coeur de Savoie, Frankreich, ging am Samstag nach sechs gültigen Durchgängen zu Ende. 19 der Top 20 Piloten sind dort mit einem Enzo 3 an den Start gegangen. Es war eine Woche, die... weiter lesen

Der PWC 2019 in Frankreich

May 20, 2019

Der Coeur de Savoie Paragliding World Cup findet vom 25. Mai bis zum 1. Juni 2019 statt. Der Austragungsort Coeur de Savoie bringt als Gemeindeverbund einige der besten und bekanntesten Fluggebiete Frankreichs mit dem nahe gelegenen Annecy und St. Hilaire... weiter lesen

Der Zeolite – ein Gipfel für sich

April 16, 2019

Die Ausrüstung für die X-Alps 2019 wiegt mit Schirm, XC-Gurtzeug und Rettung unter 5,5 kg. Der Zeolite selbst bringt gerade mal 2,85 kg auf die Waage. Er wurde speziell für das X-Alps Rennen entwickelt, das heißt für kleine und nicht... weiter lesen