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SpikeJackie

UK Wingsuit Competition 2012

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For those of you in Europe next Spring, Netheravon are hosting a Wingsuit Competition 4-7 May 2012.

We are holding both performance and artistics events during the weekend. We have 3 Caravans and a Skyvan for 4 days (the competition will be from Caravans) There will be fun organised loads after the event.

Full details will be on www.netheravon.com website shortly.

Facebook event here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=193794027373063

Email: ukwingsuitcompetition@gmail.com

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Everything is in place for the competition this weekend. Looking forward to seeing lots of you there.

Due to popular demand we now have 3 events; Performance, Artistics and Tracking.

Fingers crossed that the British Weather is kind to us so we have time for some good flocks after the comp!

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i´ll keep thumbs pressed for you my friends, may the weather god be with you!
i can´t believe i am missing the fun but sometimes you gotta make some bucks.... well iFly singapur will hopefully help me getting over it haha!
keep results and pictures coming!

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What a fantastic weekend, thanks to everyone for coming along, especially our friends who travelled from Russia, Belgium and Ireland.

We (ambitiously) held 3 events at the same time; Artistics, Performance and Tracking and some of our competitors entered all 3 which certainly kept our judges busy (thanks Klaus, Kate and Liz).

The Artistics results:

Senior Category (4 rounds)
1st - Defy Gravity (Russia) 80 points
2nd - Aquila (UK) 59.5 pts
3rd - Oxygen (Belgium) 51.5 pts

Intermediate (3 complete rounds)
1st - The Flying Bobs (UK) 23.5 pts
2nd - Hazy Cosmic Jive (UK) 18 pts
3rd - Tartan Cluster (UK) 16.5 pts

The Performance Competition results are here:

http://www.paralog.net/ppc/showevent_compact.php?event=UK+Wingsuit+Competition+2012

Senior winner - Andre Taylor (S-Bird)
2nd place - Steve Thomas (S-Bird)
3rd place - Mike Williams (X-Bird)

Intermediate winner - Sam Lamming (Phantom2)
2nd place - Mark Wane (Phantom 2)
3rd place - Redy Redfern (M-Bird)

Tracking Competition
1st place – Ian (Angus) Gillespie
2nd place – Stu Storey
3rd place – Trevor Evans

We had 28 competitors who did 205 jumps in 2 days and only 1 Flysight issue. Thanks Flysight, Tonysuits, PhoenixFly, Paralog, Vigil, Larsen & Brusgaard and APA Netheravon for prizes and support.

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What a fantastic weekend, thanks to everyone for coming along, especially our friends who travelled from Russia, Belgium and Ireland.

We (ambitiously) held 3 events at the same time; Artistics, Performance and Tracking and some of our competitors entered all 3 which certainly kept our judges busy (thanks Klaus, Kate and Liz).

The Artistics results:

Senior Category (4 rounds)
1st - Defy Gravity (Russia) 80 points
2nd - Aquila (UK) 59.5 pts
3rd - Oxygen (Belgium) 51.5 pts

Intermediate (3 complete rounds)
1st - The Flying Bobs (UK) 23.5 pts
2nd - Hazy Cosmic Jive (UK) 18 pts
3rd - Tartan Cluster (UK) 16.5 pts

The Performance Competition results are here:

http://www.paralog.net/ppc/showevent_compact.php?event=UK+Wingsuit+Competition+2012

Senior winner - Andre Taylor (S-Bird)
2nd place - Steve Thomas (S-Bird)
3rd place - Mike Williams (X-Bird)

Intermediate winner - Sam Lamming (Phantom2)
2nd place - Mark Wane (Phantom 2)
3rd place - Redy Redfern (M-Bird)

Tracking Competition
1st place – Ian (Angus) Gillespie
2nd place – Stu Storey
3rd place – Trevor Evans

We had 28 competitors who did 205 jumps in 2 days and only 1 Flysight issue. Thanks Flysight, Tonysuits, PhoenixFly, Paralog, Vigil, Larsen & Brusgaard and APA Netheravon for prizes and support.



Excellent stuff!! Great to see more of these comps starting to happen around the world! Congrats to all the winners and participants.

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