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Giving to the WGC US Team has its Rewards


Over the years the US Teams have asked for your assistance in sending them to World Championships. This year, your reward for contributing was pretty exciting and definitely worth the shot at winning.

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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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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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