VSA Awards 2022

VSA Awards Presentation 

1. Open 18 metre:

John Orton – Gliding Club of Victoria

2. State Comp Standard/15 metre:

Matt Gage – Gliding Club of Victoria

3. State Club Class: 

David Meredith – Geelong Gliding Club

4. Ron Roberts Trophy ­longest flight:

John Orton, 1,052.57  kms Gliding Club of Victoria


5. David Hooper Memorial Trophy longest flight within 2 years of solo:

No nominations

6. Bob McCullough Instructing Trophy:

No nominations

7. Maurice Little Memorial Trophy for significant achievements in club development:

Soaring Club of Tasmania / Gliding Tasmania

8. President’s Award

Harbans Mann (South Gippsland Gliding Club) for undertaking to implement and host gliding webinars with elite pilots and coaches for all Gliding Australia members during Covid and beyond.

9. G Vincent Memorial Trophy

Mark Bland / Oliver Barthelmes (GCV)

Height gain of 13,293.96 Feet in ASK 21 Mi on 4th July, 2022 at Mount Beauty over 305.53 km https://www.onlinecontest.org/olc-3.0/gliding/flightinfo.html?dsId=9001989#map=-36.981712%2C146.590576%2C-36.456636%2C147.935028

10. Living Treasure:

Kevin Olerhead – Grampians SC

Jarek Mosiejewski – Geelong GC

Bernard Duckworth – Australian Gliding Museum


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