Did we mention that the Swedish championships was
won by the 16 year old Emil Selin? Only flying for 1,5 years? Well. He
did. It's so cool.
The DOWNTEAM challenge 2010 was won by the Nordic champion Ove
Tillung. Concrats to them both :)
Not too many updates, because we had too much to
do. Finished now. 6 runs in total where the last 4 was in the old
fashion FAI cat2 style, and that will give the pilots points for the
World Ranking. That means there are two result lists.
First the overall DOWNTEAM challenge 2010 with both freestyle runs and
Results DOWNTEAM challenge 2010
Then the FAI runs that also count for the NC-akro and
Results FAI runs
Videocomepetition today. We are working on uploading the videos, but
we can announce that the winner in commercial category is: David with
his video: "ICA"
Paragliding video was won by Pål with his video "Påls stunt"
Soon to be found in the gallery.
One run today before the strong winds came. TV4 and
the newspaper Östersunds Posten was also there. Both have a short
video on their WEB-TV:
TV4 DOWNTEAM - challenge 2010
Östersunds Posten - DOWNTEAM challenge
Two nice runs
today, one from the top and one from Hummeln after a couple of hours
with thunderstorms. Check out the results
Top 5 after two runs are:
Jan Tore Solberg
Pål Hammar Rognøy
Best Swedish pilot is Emil Selin, but the freestyle runs are not valid
for the Swedish Championships.
The resturant "Bahnhof" are sponsoring us with
Lots of sponsors are helping us with the
competition. Åre is really a great place to organize events. Almost
everybody we ask are helpful and friendly, and most of the time
they also offer us what we need. THANX. A full list of all our
sponsors will be updated during the day on the
Also, YOU can help us by printing this piece of paper and put on the
inside of your car for public viewing.
changed the videocompetition a bit. The acro video do NOT have to be
an acro video anymore. As long as it's still a paragliding video it's
OK. And we will allow videos from hangarounds as well.
The videocompetition have changed a bit. The acro
video do NOT have to be an acrovideo, but only a paragløiding video.
Please check the competition rules here.
Time to pay for the registration. If you do not pay
before latest one week before the event you risk to loose your place
in the competition. If there are places available it will be possible
to pay at the festival area, but then at an extra cost. Normally the
registration will cost 1100.- sek (110 euro). Late payment will cost
1300.- sek (130 euro).
25 pilots maximum. There are several pilots in Åre at the moment not
registered yet. Be smart, be fast.
Payment info here:
FACEBOOK group here for the latest rumor and news.
Registration is open. Visit
pilot-registration to register for Norwegian Cup acro, Swedish
Championships and the Precision landing (all pilots) competition. You
can see the
Due to the fact that we will focus on the new
Freestyle judging concept this year, and the fact that Voss also want
to organize the Nordic Championships, we have decided that Voss can do
it this year ;) and we will stick to the Swedish Championships and the
Norwegian Cup here in Åre. Nordic Championships goes to Voss. We hope.
But we might go for World Cup 2011.
For more info on the comp in Voss, visit
vertigovoss It will soon be
The dates for
DOWNTEAM challenge 2010 is set to 5th to 8th August 2010.