Originally Posted by socommk23
that happened to me in 2004. with my first glider at the local site. flew my middle phase in very strong winds. couldnt get it down, everyone laughed as i noticed a blizzard rolling in. half way through the sudden snow fall i managed a "arrival", ran and hid in some bushes till the storm blew itself out. 15 mins later the air was dead and the hill was covered in 3 inches of snow!
I think they laughed the most as they were calling out the final minutes threatening if I had kept them out there for a failure there would be no relenting. I did make it and we all laugh when it gets brought up