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[HD Video] Gliders Playing Below Rim of Kolob Canyon, Utah

Gliding Kolob Canyon

This is the second of two videos I made shot over two days of soaring a few weeks ago. Launching from Hurricane, Utah a few high performance sailplanes explored the low altitude soaring potential of several southern Utah parks and landmarks. This video shows us enjoying the amazing red rock cliffs and deep gulleys of…

[HD Video] Gliders Racing 1000 ft Above Desert

It is hard to imagine that gliders could comfortably cruise less than 1,000 feet above the desert floor at ground speeds often over 140 miles per hour for over 20 miles with nowhere to land in sight! Note the completely unlandable terrain both above and below the ridge making for spectacular scenery but scary flying. This was a very fun day of flying! Thanks for watching, Bruno (B4).

HD Video from B4 – “Gliding is so Freakin’ Fun”

Hi everyone – I’m Bruno Vassel IV (B4) flying out of Utah, (western USA) and have really enjoyed making soaring videos since 2007.  Inspired by Juan Mandelbaum’s amazing film A Fine Week of Soaring,  I started taking a video camera with me while flying first a 1967 Phoebus, then ASW-20B and now an ASW-27B as…