How to have a really good time

Posted 6 years, 8 months ago by Tim B for the Tasman Trophy    3 comments

I'm completely flabberghasted, but I actually won a day.

Maybe those years grovelling around between 2000 and 5000 feet in Matamata finally paid off, as I don't think we were above that all day. Low for the Aussies, normal for us?

We finally got a final glide pretty much bang on, without ending up with too much height at the finish line. It helped there were other gliders coming in at the same time, and a very good flight computer in the Ventus. My confidence in it for final glides is growing.

One low point, down to 2000 feet above the ground, but again saved by someone else who found a good strong thermal next to the crappy one I found. Flying with others is just so important on a blue day with no clouds.

Ian is now 224 points ahead of me in the total scores for the Tasman Trophy. He was just 97 points behind me today.

Some stronger days coming by the forecasts, 8000 feet predicted for tomorrow. Thanks everyone for all the messages of support.

Results here:
http://www.soaringspot.com/ausmulti13/results/15-meter/daily/day4.html

Task here:
http://www.soaringspot.com/ausmulti13/results/15-meter/task/day4.html

The secret to a cold drink. Giant icecubes from plastic cups. Also been trying the sports drink powder. It works well, I like it. Add apple juice as well for taste.
The secret to a cold drink. Giant icecubes from plastic cups. Also been trying the sports drink powder. It works well, I like it. Add apple juice as well for taste.


Comments

Robert Smits
6 years, 8 months ago
Wow congratulations Tim! Oh yes I forgot to tell you about the ice cubes....
rob
6 years, 8 months ago
have you tryed jungel juice
Claire
6 years, 8 months ago
Congrats ! A big wahoo from Wellington !

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