Chris Gough

Pilot - 2009 JWGC (Finland), Team Manager - 2011 JWGC (Germany)

5aChris was born into a gliding family; his mom, dad and grandfather are all glider pilots.  He soloed on his 14th birthday at the SOSA Gliding Club in 1998.  At the age of 15, he completed his FAI Silver Badge.  In 2006 Chris flew in his first Canadian Nationals along with teammate Jay.  In 2007 Chris flew his distance diamond, 500kms, out of Rockton.  In 2009, Chris participated in the 6th Junior World Gliding Championships in Räyskälä, Finland and became the first Canadian to fly in a Junior Worlds.

Click here to read Chris' blog from the 2009 JWGC.