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After 5 rounds the winners are
1st David Gibson USA
2nd Jonas Lobitz New Zealand
3rd Bruce Barmakian USA
Canadian National Champs
1stTyler Borradaile Kelowna
2nd Ross Hunter Calgary
3rd John Theoret
1st David Bacon Summerland
2nd Stewart Trowsdale Vancouver
3rd John Lang Kelowna
What a difference one day can make!!
Jonas from New Zealand races in first to win the day!!
Special Thanks to Davis Straub for helping with some scoring issues.
This is the last day
More strong NW flow and good lapse Rates so Mara will be the start again today with everyone gliding in for Mexican Dinner and the Podium Presentations this evening.
Thanks to Ryann any more great photos at
Northwest flow forecast for the day so pilots are heading for Mara again. Pilots meeting at 1pm
Task is Mara Launch to Enderby back to Mara Launch and goal is North end of swan lake. 74km
12 in at goal and thats another good day!!
More misc Nats Photos here
Special thanks to Doug Keller for doing the Scoring....After launching at Mara ...He almost got beer suck 1000 ft over the Freedom Flight Park on day 5 where he could see the cold Big Surf Beer cooler....but he resisted and climbed out to 8500' over Saddle Mountain at 6pm then went back to tag the Camels Hump turnpoint before gliding back to goal for some cold Big Surf Cider!! Then he finished the scoring before dark!! Awesome dude! Thanks to one of our most popular sponsors in this heat wave. Big Surf Beer !!