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  • Womens World Gliding Championships 2023 Update

    June 21, 2023

    Preparations are well underway and some of the team are already in Garray familiarising themselves with the terrain and conditions as well as flying between the rain showers!  To keep up to date with progress, its all on the popular social media platforms. Check out Instagram by following @britishgliding team or on Facebook by following: Britishglidingteam

    The media team (alongside their proper jobs) are here to provide as much content as they can during the competition, please drop them a message via social media messaging platforms with what content you’d like to see and they’ll do their best to accommodate.

    Please note: the twitter feed will not be updated during the competition.

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  • Women’s World Gliding Championship 2023

    April 25, 2023

    The Women’s World Gliding Championship will be taking place at Garray, Spain in July 2023. You will remember the incredible competition that was hosted in 2022 by The Gliding Centre at Husbands Bosworth where British team member Claudia Hill secured a silver medal in the Club Class.

    Building on previous successes, we are deploying the very best pilots from the British Women’s Gliding team to compete this at the prestigious Women’s World Championships this year.

    We’ll share some of their training journey and also provide some insights into the team members over the coming weeks and months on social media, make sure you follow the British Gliding team on social media for the updates.

    Instagram: @britishglidingteam

    Facebook: British Gliding Team

    In this picture clockwise from top left corner:

    Name and Class

    Ayala Truelove – 18 metre

    Liz Sparrow – 18 metre

    Werner Stroud – Team Manager & Team Captain

    Carol Marshall – Club

    Claudia Hill – Club

    Francesca Roberts – Standard

    Alison Mulder – Club

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  • Womens World Gliding Championship 2022

    June 9, 2022

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  • 2021 World Gliding Championships

    August 11, 2021

    The British Gliding Team Club and Standard class teams are currently competing in the 2021 World Gliding Championships at Montluçon-Guéret, France from 8th – 20th August

    The team members are Jake Brattle (LS7WL), Tom Arscott (LS7WL) and G Dale (ASW24) in the Club Class, and Jez Hood (LS8) and Howard Jones (Discus 2a) in the Standard Class, supported by Team Captain Annie Laylee and crews. There is no British 15m team flying in the competition.

    Follow the team on Facebook to keep up to date with their progress:

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  • 2021 Junior European Gliding Championships

    July 12, 2021

    The British Junior Gliding Team are currently in Lithuania competing in the 5th Junior European Gliding Championships from 11th – 23rd July 2021.

    Follow the British Team on Facebook and Instagram to keep up to date with their progress:

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