WORTHING BIRDMAN 2012: Day one preview

WORTHING Birdman 2012 kicks off today (Saturday, August 18).

Two classes will jump today – Leonardo Da Vinci and Condor.

Leonardo is for serious competitors who design and build their own craft.

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Condor is for serious competitors who use modified hang gliders or similar craft.

Ten serious flyers are hoping to compete today.

Entertainment will start at 11.30am with performances from Vocademy Sing and flights should begin at 12.15pm.

A reporter from the Herald and Gazette series will be down on the pier today so check back later for a report.

There will also be a picture special and full report in next week’s paper (Thursday, August 23, edition).

You can also follow @worthingbirdman to get the latest news #worthingbirdman.