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Unfortunately no championship flight in Waasland this weekend
Thu 11 Apr 19:21:14 via Facebook      
Hawkeye Team
I posted a new video to Facebook
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Flight no 2 Tasks where changed. FIN and FON
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Welcome on our site

On this website we would like to introduce you to Hot Air Balloon Championships.
You will find information about:

* Our Team Hawkeye;
* Results of championships;
* Task explanations;
* Records;
* Rules for Hot Air Balloon Championships;
* Stories;
* and pictures.


The weekend of Ascension is traditionally the weekend for the Dutch championships
hot air ballooning.

Also this year Team Hawkeye (Henk Broeders) will be there.
They expect to fly 7 flights due to nice weather. Unfortunately 2 flights where canceld 
due to fog and the other time because there was no wind.
It was exciting until the last moment. Roy Gommer vs Henk Broeders.
Who would become the next Dutch champion?

With just under 250 points difference Henk wins the Dutch championships for the 19th time.
It was also for the first time in the 41-year history of the Dutch ballooning
that there was a female pilot on stage.

What a beautiful fight they have fought.

Dutch champions
1. Henk Broeders         9924 points
2. Roy Gommer           9675 points
3. Caroline Splinters     8880 points

Belgium champions
1. Steven Vlegels        11240 points
2. David Spildooren      9413 points
3. Thomas Spildooren   8660 points

Luxembourg champions
1. Colin Weber            11320 points
2. Christophe Betzen     9935 points
3. Georges Klomp         7941 points

Overall champions
1. Colin Weber (LUX)    11320 points
2. Steven Vlegels (BEL) 11240 points
3. Roman Bauta (POL)  10119 points