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Paragliding World Championships Roldanillo - Colombia

Colombia present in the paragliding world

Roldanillo municipality, Valle del Cauca, has received the best glider pilots in the world, vying for the FAI World Paragliding Championship.

 

In the embodiment Cross Country Colombia have six exponents and expects to exceed its presentation last version of which reached the championship in fourth place among 42 countries.

 

Colombia, as host expects the podium at home. The selection has already wins the country, crowned champion last Pan American Championship held in Tucuman, Argentina, in early November.

 

This is the No.14 version of Paragliding Cross Country Championships held every two years and for the first time has its headquarters in Colombia. In this mode the participants, although punctuate individually flight strategy teams nations is unlike the circuit of World Cup winners are the countries, not just pilots.

 

The form of competition is that after a daily briefing, the pilots take off at a certain time and follow a route supported by GPS coordinates, wins the valid day who make the journey in the shortest possible time, is a rally in the air. At the end of the 13 days of competition the country with the most points will be crowned winner join.

 

We offer Guided Tour for intermediate and expert pilots, Roldanillo .

"We are proud to bring to Colombia the most important mode cross country event in the world , even more so considering that the paraglider is currently a pre-Olympic discipline and that our athletes have given us great victories lately, at this time we are part the top 10 world ranking . Besides being a great economic and tourism showcase the idea as always show our human quality , "said Luis Fernando Jimenez , CEO of the event.

 

Roldanillo and generally the central and northern Valle del Cauca are presented as the ideal scenario for the practice of various air sports for the climatic conditions of constant heat and little wind.

 

Paragliding is one of the fastest growing sports in Colombia . Roldanillo has hosted events during the past five years : two circuit valid World Cup Superfinal and the World Cup .

 

Ruben Fly

Tandem Instructor APPI

Register No. 11336 Association of

Paragliding pilots and instructors.

Instructor Tandem Nacional Fedeaereos

Registration No. COL-826-PG

Tandem flights

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