Ridge Soaring the Bald Eagle Ridge By Thomas Knauff, explains the different ridge soaring techniques pilots might use for different kinds of badge and record flying and should show how safe and easy it can be. Regardless if you just want a place to fly where you can be assured of staying aloft, are trying for silver, gold or diamond legs or if you are a serious contender for world records, “The Way’ is shown in this book. Written in the beginning of 1974, by Thomas Knauff, to answer many questions about flying the Bald Eagle Ridge.