04/07/08: Record flight in Norway and long XC flights in Switzerland
Arne Kristian Boiesen and Daniel Bjørkås push the limits to a new dimension in Norway, and Thomas Koster makes two flights of over 250 km. On July 3rd the Norwegian (and Scandinavian) XC record was well and truly shattered. Arne Kristian Boiesen (OMEGA 7) and Daniel Bjørkås (Boomerang 5) flew from Trysil near the Swedish border respectively 210 km as far as Skjåk (Arne), and 235.6 km to Bjorli (Daniel) in about 7 hours. This new paraglider record exceeds the current delta figure by 30 km, and is 80 km farther than the Frode Halse’s previous record (OMEGA 7).
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