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Start of the Race at Mte. Meda
Veneto

Start of paraglider-race at Mte. Meda near the summit of Mte. Grappa.

The competition is part of the Trofeo Montegrappa Series. It is held annually on the days around the Easter holidays from the Aeroclub Monte Grappa and attracts the world's elite paragliders to northern Italy.

Copyright: Martin hertel
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9798x4899
Uploaded: 25/04/2011
Updated: 16/06/2014
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Tags: paraglider; race; grappa; bassano; semonzo; competition; aeroclub
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