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Red Bull X-Alps 2017 – Episode 6 Garda

Brenta 🙂 #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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Red Bull X-Alps 2017 – Episode 3 Aschau

Day four started high in an Austrian mountain hut a short walk from the main divide. Several other pilots had managed to fly further north the previous evening, but as the day turned out I was quite happy to have … Continue reading

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Red Bull X-Alps 2017 – Episode 2 Triglav

This was a crucial day and on the first big valley crossing I said “I was thinking that this could be one of the most important glides of the whole race”, but immediately after saying it I thought, well, hang … Continue reading

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