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GARETH CARTER und KARI ELLIS haben erneut die Australischen Meisterschaften gewonnen

Februar 15, 2021

Unsere Freunde Gareth Carter und Kari Ellis haben gerade beide mit dem Enzo 3s die Australischen Meisterschaften gewonnen. Und das nicht zum ersten Mal.

Das ist bereits der neunte australische Titel, den sich Gareth geholt hat.

Kari berichtet uns Folgendes:

“The 2021 Corryong Paragliding Open in Australia was held over 7-13 February. The competition week fortuitously coincided with a COVID safe window in the Australian community and domestic travel restrictions eased, allowing pilots from all over the country to attend.

Corryong is a world class racing venue on the doorstep of Australia’s Victorian alps, featuring mixed terrain with big mountains and wide valleys. 

The competition week delivered stellar conditions, with light winds and strong climbs allowing for fast racing. The field of 75 competitors enjoyed 5 tasks, including shorter sprint style tasks of up to 55km, as well as longer tasks up to 85km.

The competition was won by Gareth Carter on his Enzo 3, giving Gareth his 9th Australian National Paragliding Championship. It was a dominant competition for Gareth who won 3 out of 5 tasks in the competition, including 1 task win tied on equal points with Kari Ellis!

The women’s title and National Championship went to Kari, also on an Enzo 3, who won 2 tasks in the competition (including the shared win with Gareth).

The Serial class win went to Adam Stott on his Zeno, with Geoff Wong in second also on a Zeno.

In the week prior to the Corryong Open, Gareth also won the Bright Open, winning 2 out of 3 tasks. Due to COVID conditions at the time, the Bright Open was downgraded to a FAI Cat 2 competition (with less points available for the Australian Championship), with 51 pilots attending and enjoying tasks between 58-75km long in classic Bright racing conditions.

All in all, a very successful racing season down under for Australian Ozone pilots!!!”

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Gratulation und ein Cheers vom gesamten OZONE Team.