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Juraj Koreň, full X-Pyr review

  What are you doing now?, nothing? It's a perfect moment to review what the X-Pyr 2016 meant for Juraj. In his own words: "Seven days, of fairy tales. Pyrenees says, let the wind plays, plays in your ears..." Day 1 Day 2 or how I forgot myself in... Day 3 or fly when the others…
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Juraj: Caucasian exploring

[gallery link="file" columns="4" ids="17083,17082,17081,17080,17086,17084,17085,17079"] In end of the season,  Athlete part of team Koreň  / Strmeň  went to Georgia to fight with new challenges like endless valleys full of trees,  strange weather and unknown or unexplored flight routes in Caucas. Very nice weather I used for few flights, in second one here i broke 100km…
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Xpyr final report or when the dream comes true

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X-pyr was a goal for this year, a big dream of small guy from small country, a task to compete with other similar pain-and-exhaustion loving guys in wild and beatiful landscape, the battle with heat, rain, thunderstorms and with my body and mind.
What i should say? It was the most beatiful Xpyrience of my life, and you know, I am not a homebody.

We, as a team Koreň/Strmeň had hard times, our livetrack didn´t work well, so finding ourselves was pretty hard. But its part of it. Our expyrience of race is very good, we made some mistakes in beggining and then, its quite hard to attack the frontiers, when you are grounded, but who don´t know how to fly, must hike...or fly in rough conditions. So xpyrience with strong winds and big thunderstorms was included.

Thank you, all of competitors and organisators for #anotherawesomeadventure!!! Hope to see you in next edition to struggle with Pyrenees again!

Fwd: Flying with rain -Jesse & Juraj

Juraj and Jesse have flown about 13 km, raining, en the area of La Bonaigua.

Speed of more than 80 km/h
And heavy rain just a few seconds behind them.

koren / strmen

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fast breakfast and go up!

Day 3 Team koren/Strmen

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Day 3

About 7:00 am Juro started to take off point, a distinctive rock massif under which we slept. It's a hiking and some times climbing sites too. On the start place was strong wind (14-18ms), we waiting. After we moved eastward to the mountain Sierra de Bernera where Juraj finally take off during strong winds and severe thermal conditions. Flies over the edge towards 3TP which he reach it of 3300 meters with speed flying 70 km / h. At the same time he overtake a three competitors and he gained 6th position. he landed in the valley near the village of Sallent de Gallego. According Jurajs comments, it was one of the most difficult flights in his life. He landed O.K. and after he walked 20km on asphalt road to the village Biecas where we camp . We keep a terrific sixth position. K.

RAIN AND WALKING

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after good fly, rain walking...