Friuli Venezia Giulia is a candidate to host the World Cup hang gliding 2019
A great team effort for a big goal: ensure that, in 2019, in the skies of Friuli Venezia Giulia, Go hang gliding world championship staged on XXII, the most important official competition in this discipline.
A complex project, that would include for the first time in the competition area extremely varied and extensive territories in three countries (Italy, Slovenia and Austria), the use of new technology Live Tracking to follow the exploits of the pilots and an event inside an event carried out with the support of over a hundred volunteers, These are the cards that the Friuli Venezia Giulia puts on the table to convince the International Aeronautical Federation to favour the candidacy of Friuli, He will be officially presented in Lausanne next February.
Forts of the recognized organizational skills highlighted in 2012 Italian championships and the fact that the region is now known and appreciated by practitioners of free flight, Free flight Team Carnia and seven other clubs, in collaboration and with the support of the regional administration, municipalities, organizations and associations, they are preparing to make the most of an event that will have operational centre in Tolmezzo, but that will involve the whole of our region, offering riders the chance to go up in Veneto, Trentino Alto Adige, Slovenia and Austria.
In the event that the proposal is the one chosen Friulian, the return of tourism and image would be substantial for the entire Friuli Venezia Giulia. In fact, would be about two hundred people – pilots and technical staff of the various national – present in the region for three weeks in 2019 and two weeks in 2018, during the pre-int, a sort of dress rehearsal held very important from each participant in order to improve your score and get to know the area. To consider that the event will draw in region escorts, family members and fans, Unable to make a direct induced estimated at about € 500.000.
However, the hope of the organizers is to give life to a project involving the land and leading long term effects, allowing you to give new impetus to existing activities and to draw up operational structures and activities that will remain in the future, creating job opportunities for residents.
Unfurled a large workforce to provide high visibility at national and international level in an event that promises to be spectacular, enhancing the technical sports aspect and the entire regional area. In fact, the individual tests will be arranged so as to allow pilots to fly from the Alps to the plain, from the Adriatic to the Dolomites, ranging across all four provinces and between climate zones that, albeit close, They offer very different flight conditions, factor that would overcome unfavourable weather conditions.
In addition, will be organized a series of activities aimed at enhancing the area and the Friulian culture.
The entire region is mobilizing for introduced in February in Switzerland a project unique and spectacular, designed to offer a unique and engaging experience to drivers and to all fans of this sport, that has already proved to be a huge sporting and commercial-level resource, so much so that over the past five years the Friuli Venezia Giulia was the Italian region that registered the highest increase of practitioners of free flight.
Hang Gliding World Championship Organizing Committee 2019 – Friuli Venezia Giulia
Via Villa, 123 – 33090 Travesio (Pordenone)
Info (At) hangglidingworldchamp2019.com
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