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Moritz Althaus

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Cross Country pilot. Working @WeGlide


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The Trick to Flying Faster

The Trick to Flying Faster

On every single flight, we make hundreds of small mistakes. Understanding and adapting your flying style will help you increase your cross-country speed.

· Moritz Althaus · 4 minutes read

Technicals

New Analysis Features

New Analysis Features

The season in the northern hemisphere is slowly gearing up - check out our newest analysis feature to get ready.

· Moritz Althaus · one minute read

Getting started with WeGlide

Getting started with WeGlide

If you are new to WeGlide, this is the place to start.

· Moritz Althaus · 6 minutes read

Jonker Sailplanes Challenge

Jonker Sailplanes Challenge

To promote gliding worldwide and to support young pilots, Jonker Sailplanes introduces a competition for juniors worldwide.

· Moritz Althaus · one minute read

Announcement

Announcing WeGlide Segments

Announcing WeGlide Segments

A completely new kind of gliding competition. Compare yourself to pilots in your area or chase your shadow.

· Moritz Althaus · 6 minutes read

Announcement

WeGlide Segmente

WeGlide Segmente

WeGlide Segmente. Eine völlig neue Möglichkeit, dich mit anderen zu vergleichen.

· Moritz Althaus · 6 minutes read

Winner

Puimoisson | Gliding in Provence

Puimoisson | Gliding in Provence

While this is not a classical interview of our winner series, Puimoisson topped the 2021 airfield ranking. We talk with Alfred Spindelberger about mountain flying, how safety has improved over the years, and future plans.

· Moritz Althaus · 7 minutes read

Soaring New Zealand

Soaring New Zealand

Some spectacular flights were done in New Zealand on Monday, 20th of Dezember. Michael Oakley takes us along on his flight.

· Moritz Althaus · 5 minutes read

Winner

Eric Schneider | A rising star

Eric Schneider | A rising star

Eric Schneider will compete for Germany in the coming Junior World Championships. We talk with him about flying electric gliders and how we won the German Juniors.

· Moritz Althaus · 6 minutes read

Winner

Michael Sommer | Pushing the limits

Michael Sommer | Pushing the limits

We talk with Michael Sommer about his Out & Return ambitions and whether he will return to Grand Prix flying someday.

· Moritz Althaus · 6 minutes read

Meteorologie

Geschnorrte Energie | Auf der Jagd nach schnellen Linien

Geschnorrte Energie | Auf der Jagd nach schnellen Linien

Bernd Goretzki gibt einen Einblick in die Namibianische Wetterküche.

· Moritz Althaus · 8 minutes read

Meteorologie

Stolen Energy | Hunting the strongest lines

Stolen Energy | Hunting the strongest lines

Bernd Goretzki helps us uncover the mechanism behind Namibia's weather systems.

· Moritz Althaus · 9 minutes read

Winner

Katrin Senne | Escaping the peloton

Katrin Senne | Escaping the peloton

Katrin has won the Women's Free and Sprint competition on WeGlide. An interview about gliding in South Africa and why Grand Prix flying is similar to a road bike race.

· Moritz Althaus · 9 minutes read

Winner

Yves Gerster | Never stop exploring

Yves Gerster | Never stop exploring

Yves has shared many interesting flights with us this season. We got the chance to talk to him after he won the WeGlide Sprint competition for Europe.

· Moritz Althaus · 5 minutes read

Winner

Mathias Schunk | Alpine Adventures

Mathias Schunk | Alpine Adventures

Mathias is one of Germany's most famous pilots and this year's winner of the WeGlide Explore cup.

· Moritz Althaus · 6 minutes read

Winner

Markus Geisen | Ridge Runner

Markus Geisen | Ridge Runner

We were quite excited to talk to Markus, this year's winner of the WeGlide sprint competition.

· Moritz Althaus · 5 minutes read

Winner

Bernd Dolba | Under the African Sun

Bernd Dolba | Under the African Sun

Bernd has won the WeGlide Free competition for Africa. An interview about creativity and the right mindset for gliding.

· Moritz Althaus · 4 minutes read

Winner

LSV Rinteln | German champion

LSV Rinteln | German champion

The LSV Rinteln team has won the DMSt Bundesliga. We talk with Reinhard Schramme about league flying and the Weser hills.

· Moritz Althaus · 4 minutes read

Winner

Simon Briel | Road to European Champion

Simon Briel | Road to European Champion

Simon is one of the best junior pilots in the world, so we were eager to ask him some questions.

· Moritz Althaus · 6 minutes read

Winner

Tobias Welsch | Distance hunting

Tobias Welsch | Distance hunting

Tobias is this year's winner of the WeGlide Free competition. We chatted with him about gliding in France, Germany, and Spain and and how to master long-distance flying.

· Moritz Althaus · 7 minutes read

WeCoach

WeCoach - Gewinner

WeCoach - Gewinner

Die Preisträger für die Aufenthalte in Puimoisson und Worcester stehen fest.

· Moritz Althaus · 2 minutes read

Announcement

Late Night Soaring - Flight of the month August

Late Night Soaring - Flight of the month August

Tune in this Thursday, 9.9 at 18:30 UTC when the winner will be announced.

· Moritz Althaus · one minute read

Announcement

DMSt Bundesliga fortgesetzt

DMSt Bundesliga fortgesetzt

Auf Grund der Hochwasser Krisensituation wurde die Bundesliga Runde 12 außgesetzt.

· Moritz Althaus · one minute read

Flight Club Podcast

#6 Alpine Adventures with Tom Wetzel

#6 Alpine Adventures with Tom Wetzel

1518km in the Alps as a 20 year old. Listen to Tom's view on the day of the decade.

· Moritz Althaus · one minute read

Technicals

Custom Filters

Custom Filters

Announcing Custom Filters. See what interests you the most at a glance.

· Moritz Althaus · 2 minutes read