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Topic „Winner“

12 articles

James Nugent | Redefining Club Class

James Nugent | Redefining Club Class

James Nugent, from Australia, stirred up the WeGlide ranking by doing an astonishing 1000km flight with his LS 3. We talk with him to find out how he did it!

· Joshua Rieger · 8 minutes read

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.