Monday, April 16, 2012

Red Bull Paper Wings

Flying Form: 1. Sean Burke and Catherine Lowe; 2. Karine Ronan; 3. Fiona Haugh and Aaron Cronin. (Pix. Brian McEvoy)

The Red Bull Paper Wings National Final took place this week at O’Reilly Hall in UCD. There were 9 University Qualifier heats in Universities across Ireland producing 27 student finalists. Student Finalists from All Ireland qualifier heats took part 3 categories: Longest Distance, Longest Airtime and Aerobatics. The winners will now represent Ireland at the World Final in Hangar-7 in Salzburg, Austria next week (24th and 25th April). Judges included Paddy Rhatigan of Fox Avenue, lecturer Roddy Mc Namee and Niall Daly of Red Bull.