Fabrication and lies

Fabrication and lies

How is it that the Soaring Society of America’s Good Old Boy spokesperson (and Jr. badge holder) Sean (mini-me) Murphy, proudly commented that a "consensus" was reached (by the "elite" SSA pilots who voted for the 15m & 18m team) that "Sean Fidler is...

Who flys fast without markers?

Who flys fast without markers?

Who flys fast without markers?  You decide.  The video below is simple and objective.  Turn it on mute if you must. I give you your 18m US team!  Shaking my head...  Here is a detailed replay of the final competition day at 2017 US 15m nationals.  My...

The 2017/18 Volvo Ocean Race has begun…

The 2017/18 Volvo Ocean Race has begun…

The 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race started today (Leg 1 of 12) out of Alicante, Spain.  The start video (below) was fun with several penalties, numerous sail changes and a hectic situation with the spectator fleet at the final mark before heading out to sea....

Washington DC Zoo

Washington DC Zoo

Some photos from my early morning visit to the Washington DC Zoo.  It was surprisingly good although my iPhone pictures, thru glass, with electronic zoom, do not do the aminals justice.  Roughly 100 photos.

Racing vs. US Rules “OLC not racing”

  The stake-burning efforts of any non-believer continues... Over the past several years, I have regularly been portrayed as the "bad guy" because I argue for more than the SSA's current near-zero number of annual racing tasks. What are the SSA good old boys so...

US Rules and the FAI World Gliding Championship

US Rules and the FAI World Gliding Championship

I am off to lunch, planning to read the 45-page FAI Gliding World Championship rulebook for the very first time. I am a US Soaring Team member, and I am unfamiliar with the rules, strategies, and tactics of an FAI World Gliding Championships. The same goes for most of...

2016 Blokart World Championships Final Report

2016 Blokart World Championships Final Report

Links: blokartworlds.com RESULTS #blokartworlds FACEBOOK page for the 2016 Blokart World Championship So the 2016 Blokart World Championships are in the books. It was a successful week for me but I was also sorrowed to see all the international competitors come so far...

2016 Blokart World Championship, Nevada, USA

2016 Blokart World Championship, Nevada, USA

2016 Blokart World Championships www.blokartworlds.com We are heading out to Las Vegas today.  Writing this from the very bumpy plane. We brought all the equipment with us on the plane this time.  It was very easy, used the sky cab to check it all in.  We brought: The...

March 2016 FPV Racing Video

March 2016 FPV Racing Video

March 10, 2016 A short video of some of the best moments from March 8th, 2016 at the Legacy Center.  Mike Moody and Verlin Jeff Nangle are often in the shot.  What an amazing sport this is going to become! Sean

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