Tag Archive for Sebastian Kawa

Everest Gliding – Sebastian Kawa’s new Goal

Reading his book “Sky Full of Heat” I stumbled across a passage where the Champion was talking about soaring in the Himalayas. It sounded as if nobody had been there before, and as if Sebastian had already considered trying some soaring over the highest mountains on Earth? Half a year later a friend sent me…

Sebastian Kawa reports from the Kalahari Desert

Usually in March the Northern Hemisphere’s pilots slowly get their equipment ready for the new soaring season, and Southern pilots prepare for the fall. The 2013 Helli Lasch Challenge was hosted in March at the Tswalu Kalahari Reserve in South Africa. The current World Champion in the 15m and the Standard Class Sebastian Kawa was invited to join the…

“A Sky Full of Heat”—New Book by World Champion Sebastian Kawa

Coming soon—a book by World Champion sailplane pilot Sebastian Kawa! “Eight time World Champion and his secrets of success: passion, knowledge and experience. The most extreme side of the extreme sports. Sebastian talks about sailing and flying, his first flights and first competitions, wins and loses, gliders and avionics, safety and taking necessary risk. How to plan cross country flights, how to use thermals, where to look for them, how to win competitions and tons of other tips from the world’s best.”