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Slope Soaring

Here's Steve's exquisitely edited sloping compilation, including plenty of onboard footage intermixed with footage from the ground.  Highlights some of the pure fun of sloping.  And check out the lightning shots.  Not to mention the hand catches.

 

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I'm posting this video in the sloping section only because this video was shot at a sloping site -- Ensign Peak.  But with 55 mph winds coming out of the north, it was more like flying in a wind tunner.  Zero updraft and knock-you-over horizontal gusts of wind.  

 

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35+ MPH winds stirred up a ton of salt dust on Antelope Island this past spring when Jeremy and I were out there sloping.  

 

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Sloping at Squaw Peak Lookout.  Pilot is Jeff P, flying a Zagi glider..  Video by Lee.

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Maiden Flight of JFinch's LEG 1D.

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