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Return to the traditional date for hang gliding and paragliding in Borso del Grappa (Treviso), Expo Montegrappa Trophy. From 7 8 the tourist Living the Grappa and the Aero Club will host Montegrappa, in an exhibition area of about 1000 m, more than forty companies from all over Europe representing the industry's most popular manufacturers of hang gliding and paragliding, operators of technical equipment of the sports world and the mountains and local products.
From 5 to the 9 the trophy, International competition free flight of the most important in Europe, with the strongest riders in the world to battle it in the sky of the Venetian foothills along routes which often exceed 100 km before reaching the landing at the Garden Hotel, home of the event and Expo. The races will be broadcast live on giant screen, thanks to the live tracking, a tool provided to each driver that allows you to view at any time its position. They expect more than 250 participants between hang gliding and paragliding from about 35 nations and the usual crowd of visitors.
Many other activities in: tandem paragliding flights and paragliding, evidence of paragliding for children, mini mountain bike trail, path go-carts, Wall climbing with mountain guide, walking and cycling gastronomic, stage of the Tour in Nordic Walking instructor-led and free trials of walking with sticks, demonstrations of the martial art Vovinam Viet Vo Dao, the Tabula to simulate sports like surfing and snowboarding, laboratory kites, trick for kids, correct approach to child-dogs, demonstration of parachuting, Warhammer miniature racing game 40000, tests with mini inflatable raft in the pool, flight simulator, helicopter rides. At the weekend 31 March 1 April in Spotorno ( Savona ), , the hour of paragliding and hang gliding, insieme to paramotore and paracadutismo.
It will be the Albatros Aero Club of Genoa to take charge of the event occurring during the Festival of the Wind, an event that spans the entire month with kite displays, airplanes, candle, bike, markets rally and boundary, conferences and cultural events and more. This is an interdisciplinary gathering that provides the public a chance to try tandem paragliding flights and tandem parachute jumps from a helicopter with an instructor. The paragliding take off from Mount Mao; landing on the beach in front of Piazza della Vittoria where he set up the gazebo Albatros with DJ and entertainment, as the main theme of the Festival 2012 is music. Retrieving the 7-8 April in bad weather.
Gustavo Vitali Press FIVL – Italian Federation of Free Flight