Topic Author's Original Post - Jan 4, 2013 - 10:21pm PT
I took a sailplane ride a decade ago. I was really happy when it ended because it felt like the thing was going to drop out of the sky like an anvil if we lost lift at anytime. I ran across this video by accident; I wasn't looking for porn... really. I can't believe this kid can do these things with such an aircraft. Wow.
He's obviously pretty good but he's the big fish in a pretty small pond.
World champion glider pilots in the normal catagories are more impressive IMHO.
Flying the length of the Sierras or the South Island of New Zealand are
really damn impressive.