Fly ahead

Sky Race World Cup is the world’s fastest engineless sport. Twenty sailplanes cross the start line simultaneously and race 200/300kms through spectacular and remote regions to the first to cross the finish line. The pilots exploit the energy created in air currents the sun creates along mountainsides. They race wing to wing at speeds approaching 250 km/h, often just metres from the mountain. Silent, clean and on nature’s terms.

Sky Race World Cup is also a new TV format. Robotically controlled cameras onboard the sailplanes provide a truly immersive experience of the competitions and the stunning landscapes. Advanced 3D graphics illustrate race tactics and show how the pilots win or lose.

Inside perspectives on innovative solar power from every corner of the Earth add yet another dimension and make the Sky Race World Cup a unique experience for millions of TV viewers, Internet visitors and smartphone users alike.