Professionals for Paragliding and Hang-gliding Adventures xTc Paragliding, your paraglider guides for paraglider guided trips in Slovenia

Last year the Pre-Week filled up fast. The majority of those who attended then competed in the competition and all agreed the knowledge from the Pre-week enabled them to fly better in the competition and in general.

"Wide Open" Pre-Comp Familiarization

There shall be an opportunity in the 4 days prior to the Wide Open, to be held in Meduno in May 2013 at the competition venue, for pilots to attend and become farmiliar with the site. Not strictly a course but being led by local pilot Brett Janaway (Meet Director of the competition), it is designed to help pilots learn the potential routes, local terrain, launches and other usueful information to assist pilots in achieving greater results within the competition.

The days are being run at a commercial rate, but of low cost, put together by xTc Paragliding, giving you access to the knowledge of Brett Janaway whom has hundreds of hours experience and knowledge in both the local area and competition flying generally.

The week has several objectives;

  • Learn about launches and area that will be used in competition
  • Learn about possible routes that may be tasked
  • Learn common thermals and triggers in the region
  • Talks about competition flying
  • Talks about instruments and GPS setting

In addition there could be lectures covering instrument use, competition tactics and many other useful aspects of being involved in competitions.

Dates are 15th to 18th May 2013 (immediately prior to the competition)

Cost;
300€
inc launch transfers/flying fees, guiding and retrieves
NOTE: Excludes accommodation. Options for B&B or camping can be arranged on request

More details to be published shortly. See the following website for further information, video and waypoint information about the competition the following week;

www.flywideopen.org

There are limited places. First come, first serve!