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Southeast Queensland and the NSW border ranges

Ten years after learning to fly in Canungra and I’ve come back to the nest. Lately I’ve been spoilt by mountain flying and exploring new places, and I’ve turned my nose up at flying the same tired old sites over … Continue reading

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Red Bull X-Alps 2017 – Episode 7 northern sojourn

Day 8 and 9 saw me take a large detour, some kind of nostalgia for the 2015 route perhaps.Β Initially, on day 7, I drifted north off the route because I could not stay on the route without landing early (in … Continue reading

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Red Bull X-Alps 2017 – Episode 6 Garda

Brenta πŸ™‚ #redbullxalps A post shared by Nick Neynens (@nneynens) on Jul 8, 2017 at 1:27am PDT Day 7 saw me fly from the high cliffs of the Dolomites out to the Mediterranean air of Lago di Garda (the Monte … Continue reading

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Red Bull X-Alps 2017 – Episode 5 To Italy

This next segment of the race was tough on my ego. As the pack closed in I had to settle for bumbling around with the group, or taking undue risks and pushing out on my own. The African proverb says … Continue reading

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Red Bull X-Alps 2017 – Episode 4 Zugspitze

Day five started with a pleasant walk up to one of the only grassy launch options I could see in the surrounding hills. Germany’s highest mountain, the Zugspitze, was 68km to the west and beyond lay the Lermoos turn point … Continue reading

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