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FIRST JAPANESE PG NATIONAL OF 2021. THE LONGEST TASK AND A NEW RECORD!

avril 15, 2021

The first stop of the Paragliding Japanese League 2021 just came to an end.

Our friend Yoshiki Oka reports: 

“Last weekend there was 1st leg of Japan League Competition at Ashio,Japan.   And the longest task in Japanese PG competition history of 179km was called.   

14 pilots out of 60 reached goal!   

All of them made their personal longest flight.   Moreover female runner-up, Midori NAKANOME(flying ZENO) extended the flight after reaching the goal and landed 25.2km further totaling 204.1km,which is the longest distance ever flown by paraglider in Japan. »

Overall winner: Yoshiaki HIROKAWA(ENZO3)
2nd:Daigo ARAI
3rd:Kiyoshi NARIYAMA(ENZO3)

Female winner: Keiko HIRAKI(ENZO3)
2nd:Midori NAKANOME(ZENO)
3rd:Nao NARIYAMA(ZENO)    

Congrats and Cheers from all the Ozone Team. 

Photos courtesy of Midori NAKANOME / Yoshiki Oka