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1986: Swansea Mt Launch, Invermere British Columbia Canada.
See info Here and Here: http://lakesideevent.com/history.html

Task Format: Cross Country Out and Return.
- One task was 95 Km out to Golden BC and 95 Km return. The longest XC Task ever in Hang Gliding at that time.

Event Management Team: Don Miller, Bob Wilson-Smith, Jeff Blake, Stu Cameron, Jan Cameron,

Sponsors: Coca-Cola,

Winning National Team: Australia

Australian Team: Steve Moyes, Danny Scott, Steve Blenkinsop, Rick Duncan, Neil Mersham, Ian Jarman
US Team: Jim Lee, Bruce Case, Rick Rawlings, Ken Brown, Lee Fisher, Mark Bennett
Canadian Team: Randy Haney, Jim Bamford, Stu Cameron, Ron Atknson, Don Miller, Rob Sinclair, Stewart Midwinter (Alternate)
Great Britain (UK) Team: John Pendry, Robert Calvert, Bruce Goldsmith, Colin Lark, Colin Graham, Jes Glynn, Austin Clifford
W. Germany Team: Bob Baier, Jesef Goggenmos, Ottfried Heimelt, Fraz Schueller, Ludwig Rauch, Ernst Schneider
Brazilian Team: Paulo Coelho, Lutz Couto, Beto Schmitz, Geraldo Nobre, Pedro Guimares, Formiga Mores, Haakon Lorentzen

A Print was given as a prize to each member of the Winning Team. Thanks for this goes to Steve Blenkinsop

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1986 American Cup Points (The only written record we can find to date.)

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Events wrote:The 1979 American Cup.

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Thanks for info!
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