Godfrey Wenness (born May 1, 1967) is a famous Australian paragliding pilot, a former paragliding world record holder, Chief Flying Instructor, owner of Mt Borah and organiser of the 2007 Paragliding World championships held in Manilla, NSW Australia.
- It certainly isn't croquet, and it certainly isn't lawn bowls.
- "ABC Radio interview 02/25/2007"
- Godfrey compares paragliding to other sports, in light of 3 accidents during the 10th Paragliding World Championships.
- It's me versus Mother Nature and me versus me. I want to see how far a human can fly with six kilograms of high-tech nylon over his head with no engine. Ultimately though, I love being able to fly like a bird.
- It's like winning Lotto 10 times in a row.
- "SMH Article 16 Feb 2007"
- Discussing Ewa Wisnierska's chances of surviving being sucked 32,000 feet into a cloud.
- You should also say that to the 30 other pilots who were 200m in front of her and Zhongpin, 1 of them was sucked up as well (Belgium pilot).
- Godfrey explains that the 2 pilots in the media focus were not the only ones to take a high risk and fly near the obvious storm cloud.
Quotes about Wennes
- Wenness began paragliding in 1988 during a trip to Austria. Since then he has accumulated more than 7000 hours of flying time, more than most experienced military and commercial airline pilots.