March 12, 2020
The Corona virus prevents the PWC season finale in Brazil. Other PWC events in 2020 are also subject to change. A picture from Corona-free times of the PWC. // Source: Vimeo, Arvid Berg Ultimately, it was the World Health Organization that prepared the super final of the Paragliding World Cup. After the WHO decision to officially declare the corona virus a global pandemic, the city council of Baixo Guandu in Brazil had to act. And she decided that an international event like the super final there just couldn't be justified at the moment. This also relieved the PWC managers of the difficult decision whether it would not be generally necessary to cancel the competition. Before that, however, a number of pilots had withdrawn their participation. The question of how the PWC competitions will continue this year and which of them can take place is still completely open. Everything is currently under Corona reservation.
This article has been translated for your convenience and was originally written in alemão.
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