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by Beardog
Wed, Jul 28 2021, 01:52:52 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Health Care
Replies: 4
Views: 1952

Re: Health Care

PSA TEST Glen Volk writes the health care system in the US does not make it easy to do these regular check ups. I disagree and say the following. Ever since Rob Kells passing I have made an effort and point to not let that happen to me. So even without a job and no insurance I still have made the ef...
by Beardog
Fri, May 31 2019, 04:49:23 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Very close USHPA governance re-vote
Replies: 8
Views: 727


I wonder what the vote was before the 28th extension? Must have taken a couple days to round up 84 votes!! . Yup, I bet that extension was the game changer. That and the 67% of pilots that did not vote. I really felt the extension was not only uncalled for, but was done on false pretenses. They gav...
by Beardog
Wed, May 15 2019, 08:27:06 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Reply to Tiki
Replies: 32
Views: 2576

culture of secrecy

Cherry picking is easy, but I will point out that the Executive Committee of four, plus the Executive Director, Martin meet once a month by phone. Once a month they meet and make decisions outside of the full Board. This small concentration of power making decisions for an entire nation of pilots. ...
by Beardog
Sat, Jun 24 2017, 12:56:32 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Dinosaur 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 255

Landing and Launching at Dinosaur

I am sure that Niki has loads of great instruction, advise and help passed to her from all of the comp pilots with her, but Mountain Flying is a whole different type of flying. (launching and landing included) I guess quite a bit of apprehension and anxiety is to be expected when coming from mostly ...