Task 6, Disentis 2021

Summary written by Ruth Jessop
 
With beautiful blue skies a 97 km task was set taking the pilots west, then a long leg east, followed by a circuit round the end of the Disentis valley, then back to goal at Ilanz.
For Aaron Durogati it was the best day of the week - not too turbulent and with quite a few options. 
For Christian Maurer, it was perfect, better than expected, with totally blue conditions. The air start gave everyone stunning views from 3900m.
Every time it looked as if it was going to be a procession to goal the pilots chose different route options. 
For Felix Rodriguez, everywhere was working, no need to stop in weak thermals - a really good racing day.
It was a neck and neck race to end of speed between two veteran task winners Honorin Hamard and Stefan Wyss. Stefan won by 1 point bringing his task wins total to 23, inching his way nearer to Tim Bollinger’s Dad, Han’s overall lead of 28 task wins.
 
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The first 98 pilots made goal, and thus all flew the same distance, and gained the same distance points. Today’s winner is therefore the one with a combination of the best speed points and lead out points. 
 
Top 3 speed point winners – the fastest pilots round the course:
2:26:17 Honorin HAMARD flying at 37.4 km/h
2:27:07 Stefan WYSS
2:27:51 Xavier LAPORTE
 
Top 3 leading point baggers – those who were in the lead the most:
161.8 Stefan WYSS
155.2 Julien WIRTZ
151.8 Pierre REMY
 
Top 3 overall
1st  Stefan WYSS
2nd  Honorin HAMARD
3rd  Xavier LAPORTE
 
Top 3 ladies
1st  Meryl DELFERRIERE
2nd  Nanda WALLISER
3rd  Yael MARGELISCH
 
Top 3 teams
1st  Ozone
2nd  Chinese Taipei Gliding Sports Association
3rd=  Flying Tree Environmental Management
3rd=  Fly Turkey
3rd=  Wind
Paragliding World Cup Association 2021
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