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Kata Juhasz stellt in Ungarn einen neuen Rekord auf

Mai 23, 2017

Katalin Juhasz  hat inihrem Heimatland mit unglaublichen 215 km in der Damenwertung einen neuen Rekord auf freier Strecke aufgestellt.Sie berichtet uns:

„This season started slowly in Hungary, except for a few days, there were no great opportunities. The weather forecast was good for this day, so we traveled from Budapest to the 400m „high“ Szársomlyó, which we call “mountain“. 300km by car, 1h walk to the mountain where 40 pilots were preparing to fly feverishly. In 2014 I set up a 122km Hungarian female record at a declared goal that I’d try again this day. I carefully wrote up: 130 kilometers . We were watching the air and at noon it seemed worth starting.The first 70km flight was simple, with some members of the Hungarian national team, we managed to work together efficiently and quickly. The clouds were working as the textbook. Suddenly the clouds began to fall apart, so I got lower while the others kept their height. I had to decide and pulled away from my teammates alone in the direction of my goal. At this point a big cirrus took over shadowing the ground, I kept gliding forward until BOOM found my rescue lift! surprisingly I saw that my team approached me at high speed. From this point on, we went together again but we moved slowly. When I reached the 130 km I was at 1800m, it was 16:30 and it was overcast everywhere. That would be enough for me, from this point every km was a gift. We were very patient while helping each other.

Here, there was hope to reach the national open distance record, that until that day, was 169km. When I reached the 170km, I couldn’t believe it, I was extremely happy but very cold, tired and losing the focus, at this point I wanted to land. I switched to survival mode. The presence of my team mates helped. So we clung to each other, and we slowly keep moving on. The sunlight broke through the big cirrus touching the ground again, that was enough to let another small puffy cloud to form, support our survival mission and let us drift further, it was 18:15. The gps showed 200 km. I did not believe it. Danube, Europe’s second-longest river,was visible from a height of 1000m, which also meant the country border and the end of our flight. The last glide was about 10km and the three fighters flew a few kilometers along the Danube.

I did not expect this 215km even in my boldest dreams. I feel that the thousands of kilometers I have flown in the last 6 years were key to materialize this flight”

Kata flog mit ihrem Zeno. Ihren Track kannst du dir hier ansehen.

Attila Bereznay (Ata B) flog gemeinsam mit Kata und landete nur einen Kilometer weiter, um diesen atemberaubenden Flugtag mit 216 km zu beschließen. Ata flog seinen Enzo 2. Seinen Track findest du hier.

Glückwünsche an alle und ein Cheers vom OZONE Team.