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Cheer the U.S. Teams on to victory and follow them on the listed sites. 

We are proud to have a U.S. Team participating in World Gliding Championships in Poland. 


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Juniors Receive Rebate on Contest Fees

The SSA Competition Committee is offering any qualified Junior pilot a rebate of 90% of their contest fees for a sanctioned Regional or National contest during the 2014season. There is a limit of one rebate per pilot.

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Deadline to purchase your P-51 ticket has been extended. The drawing will be July 24th during the awards banquet for the Sports Class Nationals. 

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Record Flying in the Great Basin in the Summer of 2013 How Did This Happen

My flying ‘took off’ last summer in a way that delighted and puzzled me.  Although I had never set a record previously in twenty-five years of soaring, I achieved eight U.S. national records over a period of six weeks in the summer of 2013.  I did flights that far exceeded what I thought I was capable of doing.  It made me wonder how this happened.  I offer here some of my analysis of the factors that led to this outcome.

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