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Thank you for taking the time to look at our collection of records. If you have any to share, please contact us. Also, take a minute to read the 'Reflections of Summer 2008' to get some of the highlights and a recap of the amazingness.

COVE CLUB:
This is everyone that has launched from Cove launch and benched all the way to the peak of Cove!

2005 Stacy Whitmore (7/06/05) 2007 Doug Whitmore (6/09/07)
Cameron Street (8/30/05) Jef Anderson (7/4/07)
2008 David Barton (7/14/08) 2009 Fio Antognini (9/08/09)
Dennis McDonald (7/24/08) Taggi T. (9/11/09)
Jochen Rink Todd Nelson
Neil McGarry (8/28/08) Rick Baars (9/27/09)
Peter Boven 2011
Nationals
Year
Barrett Kauffman (7/23/11) - Finally
Dave Dixon (9/13/08) Preacher (Rest In Peace) (7/23/11)
Thomas Stankowski Sam Crocker
2010 Thayne Belnap (6/26/10) Chris Kurowski
Mark Latham Fredrick Bourgault
Darius Lukoseviccus (7/3/10) Chuck Leathers
Hildegard Niedeggen-McManus Jan Voegeli
Daniel McManus Casey Meeks
Ron Peck (7/23/10) 2012 Kristjan Morgan (9/29/12)
Neil Hansen James Hull
Tony Lang Justin Brim
Pierre Beney 2013 Doug Argen (6/26/13)
Benjamin Vandyke Michael Trottier (9/30/13)
Gavin McSweeney (9/23/10) Jiri
2014 Martin Piehslinger (5/1/14) 2015 Josh Evans (06/17/15)
Lee Wycoff (7/24/14) Todd Bement (06/27/15)
Doug Carlson (9/29/14) Jonathan Leusden (9/27/15)
Austin Kasserman David Whitmore (09/11/15)
Jim Baldo Thai Verzone (9/26/15)
Joe Wright Joe McLaughlin (9/27/15)
Jan Kursic (9/30/14) Nicholas Reiter (10/10/15)
Matt McGlamery Brendon Elliott
Logan McGlamery 2017
Banner
Year for
Cove Club
Ryan Runolfson (6/24/17)
Jack Rossman James Cowan (8/31/17)
Marten Van Speybroeck Vladimir Kremenovic (9/2/17)
Chris Irish (10/1/14) John Murphy (9/25/17)
2016 James Griffith (6/1/16) Brian Fowler
Matthew Van Zjl Jacob Hartley
Andy Schumachar (6/30/16) Casey Bedell
Jeff Arbon - Hang Glider (7/9/16) Carl A.
Mike Packard (7/23/16) Paul Roys
Ryan Dunn Tom Jenkins
Darren Verploegen David Morrey (9/26/17)
Trevor Cowlishaw Curtis McDougal (9/27/17)
      Judith Hutchinson
      Mark Fisher
      Charlie Thomas
      Bart Garton (9/28/17)
      Dan Bruce (9/29/17)
      Devin McGlamery
      Jessie Bohn
      Stephen Schmidt -1st single skin
      Charles Cozean
      Theresa Fielding
      Amanda Craft
      Julia Krammer

 

Results for the 2011 Red Rock Nationals

   
Status
Results
Tracks
Day 1
  Task1: Final
Open
Serial
Sport
Masters
Women
Task1
Day 2
  Called due to predicted
overdevelopment / rain
           
Day 3
  Called due to predicted
overdevelopment / rain
           
Day 4
  Called due to lightning
and clouds resembling
Marge Simpson's hair.
           
Day 5
  Task2: Final
Open
Serial
Sport
Masters
Women
Task2
Day 6
  Called due to
overdevelopment and
rain.
           
Day 7   Called due to predicted
overdevelopment and
rain.
           
Overall
Winners
 

  Open   Serial   Sport   Masters   Women  

 

Utah Paragliding and Hang Gliding Records
This list is compiled to the best of our knowledge. If you have any additional info please email stacy@cuasa.com

Utah's Longest Paragliding Distance Flights

1. Bill Belcourt 173.6 miles Aug 21, 1011 Jupiter to NE of Farson

2.

Chris Galli 173.6 miles Aug 21, 1011 Jupiter to NE of Farson
3. Bill Belcourt 159.2 miles Aug. 26th 2010 Jupiter past Rock Springs, WY.
4. Bill Belcourt 154.1 miles Sept 15th 2000 Snowbird to Eden Wyoming
5. Todd Bibler 150 miles Sept 15th 2000 Snowbird to Fontenelle Reservoir WY.
6. Ben Walker 137 miles Aug. 26th 2010 Jupiter to Rock Springs, WY.
7. Bill Belcourt 134.7 miles July 17th 2009 Snowbird to Green River, UT
8. Chris Galli 132.4 miles Aug 14th 2011 Heber to South of Smoot WY.
9. Melanie Pfister 115 miles Aug. 26th 2010 Jupiter past Little America, WY.
10. Bill Belcourt 114 miles July 3rd, 2008 Snowbird to Red Fleet State Park, Utah
11. Bill Gordon 110 miles Sept. 2001 Snowbird to Vernal, Utah
12. Ryan Swan 105 miles Sept. 2001 Snowbird to I-80, Wyoming
13. Dale Covington 100 miles Sept 15th 2000 Snowbird to Kemmerer Wyoming

For distance records for entire US, click here.

Utah's Longest Hang-Gliding Distance Flights

1. Dave Sharp 226 miles RW 2000 Horse Heaven to near Craig, CO
2. Jeff O'Brien 219 miles FW August 12, 2007 Heber to SE of Lander, WY
3. Dave Sharp 190 miles FW July 10, 1994 Heber to Red Desert, WY
4. Lisa Verzella 189 miles FW June 10, 2007 Heber to South Pass, WY
5. Don Sebastian 188.5 miles FW Date needed Dinosaur to ?
6. Steve Rathbun 183 miles FW July 10, 2003 Heber to Souht Pass, WY
7. Lisa Verzella 181 miles FW July 10, 2003 Heber to South Pass, WY
8. Steve Rathbun 180.5 miles FW July 31, 2003 Heber to Great Divide, WY
9. Dave Taylor 178.8 miles FW July 29, 1995 Frisco Peak to Park City, UT
10. Charlie Baughman 178 miles FW June 27, 1993 Heber to Table Rock, WY

Most distance paragliding flights in Utah
At one time in music history the Beatles had all five of the top five songs. An even more amazing record is held by Ken Hudonjorgenson Who in 2006 had all seven of the seven longest flights turned in to the Utah Cup competition that year.

Utah's highest paragliding launches

  Launch elevation:
MSL in Feet
Vert. Date Pioneered Pioneered By:
1. Mt. Peale 12,559 feet 2429 July 16th 2009 Mario Richard 38 26' 24.29"N. 109 13' 41.12"W.
2. Alunite Peak
(Tushar Mountains)
11987 5850 July 25th 2008 Stacy Whitmore, Jochen Rink, Dave Barton
3. Mt. Ibepah
(Deep Creek Mountains)
11940 7470 Sept 27th 2008 Stacy Whitmore, Jochen Rink, Doug Carlson
4. Mt. Nebo
(Wasatch Mountians)
11870 6908 July 12th 2008 Jochen Rink, Stacy Whitmore
5. Mt. Edna
(Tushar Mountains)
11730 5600 July 11th 2008 Stacy Whitmore ,Tyson Boyter, Dave Barton
6. Fish Lake High top Plateau 11620 4500 Oct 13th 2007 Stacy Whitmore, Dave Barton
7. Mt. Timpanogos
(Wasatch )
11450 6540 May 16th 1992 Ken Hudonjorgenson, Cory Brahnam, Dave Frank
8. Monroe Peak
(Sevier Plateau)
11200 5800 July 14th 2007 Stacy Whitmore, Tyson Boyter
9. Snow bird
( Wasatch )
10980 3000 April 24th 1995 Ken Hudonjorgenson


Utah's highest Hang-glider launches

1) Mt. Edna (Tushar Mountains) elevation 11570 feet MSL. First flown Sept 13th 2008 by John Russell and Calvin Mills.
2) Monroe Peak (Sevier Plateau) elevation 11200 feet MSL. First flown ?

Utah's Biggest Verticle height to LZ paragliding launches

  Launch elevation:
MSL in Feet
Vert. Date Pioneered Pioneered By:
1. Mt. Ibepah
(Deep Creek Mountains)
11940 7470 Sept 27th 2008 Stacy Whitmore, Jochen Rink, Doug Carlson
Landing .5 miles outside Callao
2. Mt. Nebo
(Wasatch Mountians)
11870 6908 July 12th 2008 Jochen Rink, Stacy Whitmore
Landing - Mona City Park
3. Mt. Timpanogos
(Wasatch )
11450 6540 May 16th 1992 Ken Hudonjorgenson, Cory Brahnam, Dave Frank
Landing -Pleasant Grove
4. Snow bird
( Wasatch )
10980 6468 April 24th 1995 Ken Hudonjorgenson
landing at his home at 4512 feet
5. Alunite Peak
(Tushar Mountains)
11987 6437 July 11th 2008 Jochen Rink
Landing near Ivory LZ - Joseph, Ut
6. Monroe Peak
(Sevier Plateau)
11200 5800 July 14th 2007 Stacy Whitmore, Tyson Boyter
7. Mt. Edna
(Tushar Mountains)
11730 5600 July 25th 2008 Stacy Whitmore, Jochen Rink, Dave Barton

Utah's highest drive up (tram up) Launches

1) Mt. Edna (Tushar Mountains) elevation 11730 feet MSL. First flown July 11th 2008 by Stacy Whitmore ,Tyson Boyter, Dave Barton vert 5600 feet.
2) Fish Lake High top Plateau elevation 11620 feet MSL. First flown Oct 13th 2007 by Stacy Whitmore, Dave Barton. Vert 4500
3) Monroe Peak (Sevier Plateau) elevation 11200 feet MSL. First flown July 14th 2007 by Stacy Whitmore, Tyson Boyter. Vert 5800 feet.
4) Snow bird ( Wasatch ) elevation 10980 feet MSL. First flown April 24th 1995 By Ken Hudonjorgenson. Vert 3000 feet.

Utah's highest tandem launches
1) Mt. Edna (Tushar Mountains) elevation 11570 feet MSL. First flown Sept 13th 2008 by Dave Dixon.

CUASA site launch records
Top distance flights during 2011 Red Rock Nationals from Monroe Peak
Note: All 16 pilots below made the 72.18 miles to goal!

# Id Name Nat Glider Sponsor SS ES Time km/h Dist. Dist.
Points
Lead.
Points
Time
Points
Arr.
Pos
Points
Total
1 7 Nick Greece M USA ozone r11 Evolve Capital, Flytec, KAVU, Ozone, Bill and Darlene 14:00:00 18:16:54 04:16:54 26,8 116,16 560,1 74,9 309,7 55,3 1000
2 170 Bill Belcourt M USA Gin Boomerang 8 SuperFly- Flytec- Landcor 14:00:00 18:25:24 04:25:24 25,9 116,16 560,1 77,4 257,8 48,1 943
3 16 Chris Galli M USA Gin / Boomerang 7 XC Skies / Super Fly 14:00:00 18:30:07 04:30:07 25,4 116,16 560,1 50,7 240,1 41,8 893
4 240 Robert Hauser M Ozone Mantra R10.2 14:00:00 18:30:15 04:30:15 25,4 116,16 560,1 53,6 239,6 36,3 890
5 182 Arnold Frankenberger M USA UP Summit XC 14:00:00 18:32:19 04:32:19 25,2 116,16 560,1 56,1 232,6 31,4 880
6 515 Brad Gunniscio M USA Ozone R11 14:00:00 18:37:52 04:37:52 24,7 116,16 560,1 43,9 215,0 27,3 846
7 101 Dean Stratton M USA Ozone R11 Eagle Paragliding- Flytec 14:00:00 18:39:05 04:39:05 24,6 116,16 560,1 46,8 211,4 23,7 842
8 76 Frank Henriquez M USA Axis Mercury III 14:00:00 18:40:17 04:40:17 24,5 116,16 560,1 48,7 207,9 20,8 838
9 197 Eric Reed M USA Ozone R10.2 14:00:00 18:42:41 04:42:41 24,3 116,16 560,1 47,2 201,1 18,2 827
10 148 Jan Voegeli M USA Ozone Mantra R10.2 14:00:00 18:53:02 04:53:02 23,5 116,16 560,1 35,7 173,6 16,2 786
11 153 Michal Hammel M USA Boom 8 Superfly 14:00:00 18:58:09 04:58:09 23,1 116,16 560,1 39,9 161,1 13,4 775
12 511 Bill Hughes M USA Gin Boomerang 8 Super Fly 14:00:00 18:56:17 04:56:17 23,2 116,16 560,1 165,6 14,6 740
13 243 Matt Dadam M USA Advance Omega 8 14:00:00 19:19:37 05:19:37 21,5 116,16 560,1 14,9 113,3 12,5 701
14 156 Hayden Glatte M USA Boomerang GTO Super Fly 14:00:00 19:21:38 05:21:38 21,4 116,16 560,1 12,8 109,1 11,9 694
15 67 Riss Estes M USA Gin GTO 14:00:00 19:25:03 05:25:03 21,1 116,16 560,1 1,0 102,1 11,5 675
16 64 David Wheeler M USA Ozone Mantra M4 Aerial Paragliding 14:00:00 19:35:09 05:35:09 20,5 116,16 560,1 19,1 82,0 11,2 672