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octubre 18, 2019

Last week, excellent conditions in Brazil saw some of the longest XC flights in the history of paragliding. 

On October 9th, Ozone team pilot Seiko Fukuoka set a new female record after flying 460 kms, beating Yael Margelisch’s 442km of 4 October. Seiko was flying with teammates Charles Cazaux and Felix Rodriguez. All flying Enzo 3. 

On October 10th local gurus Rafael Saladini (Enzo 3), Marcelo Prieto and Rafael de Moraes Barros flew 582km to set, again, a New paragliding world record. 

The same day Mexican pilot Alex Loyarte took his Zeno for an impressive 509 Km flight launching from the Rampa De Vôo Livre in Patu.

On October 12th, Seiko flew a bit further, landing 472 kms away from launch.

Meanwhile Swiss pilot, Yael Margelisch (Enzo 3) was about to become the first female pilot to pass the 500km mark breaking the record again with an amazing 553 Km flight. 

Definitely a week to remember! Congrats to all the pilots and cheers from all the Ozone Team. 

Keep all those long flights coming!