New Pyrenees record

June 30, 2020

Flights are also flying again in Spain, and this is very impressive. Horacio Llorens and Felix Rodriguez set a course record for bivouac flying in the Pyrenees: 237 km. The track of the flight. The southern route also has some restricted zones. // Source: The bivouac adventure of the two acro-aces Horacio Llorens and Felix Rodriguez started in Organyá and only led them to the western end of the Pyrenees. From there they flew back. And how! On the fifth day they set a new record for the Pyrenees with 237 km (see XContest). That is a good two thirds of the actual length of the mountains. In comparison to the records that have already been flown in the Alps, this may seem comparatively little. But the Pyrenees have no valleys running from east to west, which you can ride along for tens of kilometers. The orography is far more complex. In such circumstances, it is an impressive achievement.

This article has been translated for your convenience and was originally written in allemand.


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