World Cup France Talloires 2012 Talloires - Day 2 - Complete

Posted : 6 years 7 months ago

The retrieve has been quite long today but, finally, we have everyone back and the downloads are complete. The results will be along on the results page very soon

World Cup France Talloires 2012 Day 2 - Task Stopped

Posted : 6 years 7 months ago

The wind has become to strong on the course for the task to continue safely. The task has been stopped at 17:20 but will still score according to the Paragliding World Cup stopped task rules.

World Cup France Talloires 2012 Talloires - France - Day 2 - Task 1 - Window Times

Posted : 6 years 7 months ago

The times have been announced. Window Open is at 13:15 and the start will be at 14:15(local). Enjoy the race

World Cup France Talloires 2012 Talloires - France - Day 2 - Morning

Posted : 6 years 7 months ago

It is a beautiful morning. The sun is out and the sky is clear. There is a light wind and the day looks good for a task. The pilot briefing is at 09:30 and the buses will leave for takeoff after the briefing. We will have news of the task as soon as it is set.

World Cup France Talloires 2012 Talloires - Day 1 - Task 1 - Cancelled due to weather

Posted : 6 years 7 months ago

The weather is flyable but it is not suitable for the safe setting of a task. The task has, therefore, been cancelled for today. Many of the pilots are free flying and the live tracking is still available from the links on the Task Page.

World Cup France Talloires 2012 Talloires - France - Day 1 - Task 1 - Delayed

Posted : 6 years 7 months ago

Latest news from takeoff is that there is quite a bit of wind blowing up there and still very low cloud (we cannot even see the Forclaz takeoff from HQ) so the pilots are waiting on launch to see if the conditions will improve. The final decision will be made at 16:00 and we will let you know then.

World Cup France Talloires 2012 Waiting for the sun

Posted : 6 years 7 months ago

Pilots are waiting for the sun in the take off of Montmin - Col de La Forclaz. The sky is still quite cloudy right now but the sun should appear a bit later in the afternoon. More news of the provisionnal task very soon. Keep watching.

World Cup France Talloires 2012 Registration done

Posted : 6 years 7 months ago

Registration process was quite smooth yesterday and pilots are now ready to compete. The weather is still very cloudy this morning but blue sky is excpected in the afternoon and it's likely that the pilots will climb to the take off soon.

Stay tuned.

World Cup France Talloires 2012 Registration is near

Posted : 6 years 7 months ago

Some pilots already reach Annecy since a day or two and more are excpected to come in the next hours.
Yesterday offered good training conditions with cloudbase at > 3100m and a training task of 70Km was completed quite easily and fastly.

Today is the registration day. The competition starts toomorrow.
More news soon. Stay tunned.

World Cup Brazil Castelo 2012 Castelo - End Of The Event

Posted : 6 years 8 months ago

So that's it for Castelo. One interesting fact that came to light today. Previous World Champion and winner here in Castelo, Yann Martail won his first ever World Cup task today !!!

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