Jarek Twardowski - Team Captain (Ostrów)


Jarek Twardowski learned to fly at the Aeroclub of Warsaw in 1979.
After emigrating to Greece and finally to Canada he re-started his flying hobby and has become an active participant of the gliding community in Toronto, and Ottawa where he currently resides.
For past few years Jarek has taken on the role of Canadian Team Manager for World Championships as well as the Pan-American competitions.

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Sergei Morozov - 15 Meter

 

Sergei's first glider flight took place on the 12th of April, 1980, and although it was not as death defying and dangerous as man's first flight into space on that day nineteen years earlier, it left him with unforgettable sensations and an indomitable pull back to the sky.

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Jerzy Szemplinski - 18 Meter


Jerzy Szemplinski became a glider pilot in his native Poland when he was 16 years old. At 19 he started flying in competitions and became a junior vice-champion of Poland. By the age of 22 he had completed all the requirements for the FAI gold badge with three diamonds. For the next eight years, he participated in national contests as one of the youngest pilots in the country and also represented Poland in various international contests.

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