Forbes Flatlands Hang Gliding Championships 2017

Thank you to the weather gods (and Molly Moyes ; ) for the tremendous conditions on 6 tasks at this years Forbes Flatlands Hang Gliding Championships 2017. 69 Open Class pilots, 7 Sport Class Pilots all from 17 different countries, 6 Bailey-Moyes Dragonfly’s, 6 awesome tug pilots, over 500 tows.

Congratulations to the Forbes Flatlands Hang Gliding Champions 2017

Forbes winners 2017

Open Class

1st Jonny Durand  Australia Moyes RX 3.5 Pro
2nd Gerolf Heinrichs Austria Moyes RX 3.5 Pro
3rd Andre Wolf Brazil Moyes RX 3.5 Pro

Women Class

1st Alexandra Serebrennikova Russia Moyes RX3 Pro

Sport Class

1st Emma Martin Australia Moyes Malibu 2 188
2nd Richard Hughes Australia Airborne Sting
3rd Peter Garrone Australia Moyes Gecko

Full results at HERE

Forbes Flatlands Hang Gliding Championships 2016


What started out looking like it was going to be the worst Forbes comp ever turned out to be one of the best!
I think we’ll be talking about this one for a long time to come!
It’s all about the numbers!
Our 10th consecutive Forbes Flatlands competition.
62 Pilots from 13 Countries
22 Crew from all over
42453.1 kms flow by all pilots (with a grand total of 712,394.92 km flown by all pilots from 1999 - 2016)
All together in 1 place, for 10 days, doing what we love, having fun, seeing old friends, making new friends and making the most of this amazing sport.

Forbes Flatlands 2015 by Gijs Wanders from Gijs Wanders on Vimeo.

Triple J from Mark Fox on Vimeo.

Photos can be found here....updated daily