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Jill Borst Memorial Trophy, 2022
11 March 2022

Blake Round has been awarded the Jill Borst Memorial trophy, for his significant contribution to the New Zealand paragliding community. The list of work is extensive from Club Safety Officer, NZHGPA Exec member, Training Manager, and raising the bar for TOW, Acro and Speed Flying disciplines in NZ. Normally awarded at the NZ Nationals, it was instead presented via zoom at the NZHGPA Exec meeting to a big round of applause. On behalf of the flying community, thank you Blake for your tireless energy and devotion to the sport of free flight – Congratulations. Jill Borst Memorial Trophy and past recipients from 2005 at; 👏👏👏👏