OVSS 2001
Ohio Valley Soaring Series 

The Final Standings for the 2001 Season

Name Club CSS LOFT SOAR Nats DARTS BSS FRU 1st Drop 2nd Drop Total
Paul Siegel CSS 1000 0 0 0 989 996 945 3930
Marc Gellart LOFT 997 1000 0 0 925 1000 819 819 3922
Jack Strother CSS 993 0 694 932 981 1000 889 694 889 3906
Jim Bacus SOAR 1000 0 909 905 997 0 901 901 3811
Steve Siebenaler CSS 836 958 0 856 1000 922 886 836 856 3766
Don Woelfel SOAR 0 903 1000 841 0 0 880 3624
Karl Miller SOAR 0 883 991 941 0 0 779 3594
Mike Remus LOFT 825 977 0 806 901 804 881 804 806 3584
Tom Kallevang SOAR 0 0 932 780 1000 0 799 3511
Barry Andersen CSS 889 0 0 856 830 720 883 720 3458
Jerry Shape DARTS 747 922 0 877 800 765 0 747 3364
Bob Densford CSS 810 0 0 727 973 0 841 3351
Cliff Bryan 761 0 0 754 777 829 912 754 3279
AJ Bhattacharria BSS 828 0 0 743 0 752 767 3090
Rich Burnoski SOAR 0 0 999 885 0 0 1000 2884
Martin Doney SOAR 830 635 0 527 0 0 742 2734
Paul Weise MOSS 939 0 0 868 883 0 0 2690
Don Harris MOSS 967 836 0 0 0 0 880 2683
Jim Redden BSS 760 0 0 0 0 757 862 2379
Tom Meyer CSS 896 0 0 493 342 0 629 2360
Bill Friend LOFT 0 635 0 0 733 834 0 2202
Frank Foster BSS 821 0 0 0 0 624 716 2161
Brad Abrams 679 0 673 0 0 667 0 2019
Gordy Stahl LASS 857 0 0 0 0 952 0 1809
Bill Wingstedt SOAR 0 0 866 0 0 0 895 1761
Rudy Siegel CSS 761 0 0 0 0 0 917 1678
Brian Smith TTL 990 0 0 0 0 0 0 990
David McCarthy SOAR 0 0 976 0 0 0 0 976
Jim McCarthy SOAR 0 0 909 0 0 0 0 909
Jeff Dailey LOFT 0 832 0 0 0 0 0 832
Denny Zech LOFT 0 767 0 0 0 0 0 767


#1 - May 19-20, 2001   CSS Memorial Contest, Cincinnati, OH.

 

Capn' Jack and his Cobra, setting up in the morning.


 

Cliff Bryan helps Barry Andersen set up his Spectre 120.

 

Tom Meyer and his beautiful Sailaire.

 

Who's timing for Rudy?

 

"Flyin" Bryan Smith hanging out with Reese and Jim between rounds.

 

Martin Doney and Reese Brock after recovering Martin's Chicago Style RES that landed off in some Cincinnati jungle!

 

Team "Wood Tool", Capn' Jack and Jim Bacus smile after starting out the contest season with 2nd and 3rd place wood.

 

Pilots checking out each others wood after the contest weekend on Sunday.  From left to right, Paul Siegel weekend champ and 3rd, Jim Bacus 1st, Marc Gellart 2nd, Brian Smith 4th, and Jack Strother 5th.

#2 - June 2-3, 2001   LOFT Weekend, Fort Wayne, IN.
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#3 - June 8-10, 2001   SOAR Fred Fredrickson Memorial Contest, Chicago, IL.

 

SOAR Wood, come and take it.  HLG was on Friday, Unlimited man on man OVSS style on Sat. and Sun.

 

 

Lined up for a OVSS style man on man launch.  Terry Edmonds in the foreground with Jim Bacus ready to time and throw his Escape.

 

 

Mike Fox at the sticks.

 

 

Bill Wingstedt times for Richard Burnoski.

 

 

Karl Miller, OVSS 2000 champion on the sticks, Don Woelfel timing, Ben Roberto in the back pointing to the thermals...  8-)

 

 

Terry Edmonds flying, Jim Bacus timing.

 

 

Jack Strother, LSF President presenting Jim McCarthy with his Level V plaque during the awards session.

 

Mike Fox accepts first place wood on Saturday from CD, Tom Kallevang.

 

#4 - June 26-27, 2001    LSF AMA Nationals, Muncie, IN.

OVSS contest #4 was at the LSF AMA Nationals, flown against some of the best pilots in North America.  This is always the toughest contest to get OVSS points at.  For full web coverage check out the LSF web site at http://www.silentflight.org/NATS2001/Unl/default.html

 

#5 - August 11-12, 2001    DARTS Man on Man Soaring Challenge, Dayton, OH.

Tom Kallevang, Capn' Jack, Joe Dirr and Jim Bacus in the foreground.  CSS and SOAR team mates worked together.

 

Steve Siebenaler and his new toy, a carbon F3J Zenith.  Steve placed first with this model on Sunday.

 

Another shot of the Zenith in the foreground, a Schpot Dorker lite behind it.

 

Joe Dirr, always ready to make you laugh!

 

Sundays wood holders.  Jerry Shape, CD, Steve Siebenaler 1st, Joe Schmoll 2nd, Tom Kallevang 3rd, Jack Strother 4th, Jim Bacus 5th.

 

#6 - August 25-26, 2001    BSS Mid-America Soaring Championship, Lexington, KY.

Photography by Kerry Cochrell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#7 - November 14, 2001    CSS Pumpkin Fly day 2, OVSS Fall Wrap Up, Cincinnati, OH.

Photography by David "Wiggle your Sticks" Judson, innocent bystander

 

'Das Boat Lives!' Jim Bacus' Icon has been shot down from 700' at Nats, and mid aired at the F3J team selections, but is here to contest again.

 

2m Aspire on launch.

 

2m Aspire, looks like a zero landing. 8-)

 

Getting psyched for man on man flying.

 

Joe Dirr and Jack Strother.

 

Great landing approach.

 

Dave Campbell's Sapphire

Richard Burnoski and Bill Wingstedt.

 

S-T-R-E-E-E-E-T-C-H

 

Duck!

 

Sam Bach and his ROG launch Sailaire

 

Nice model!

 

The Siegel brothers and Harry Roe.

 

Joe Dirr, master chef in disguise, carves one of the two deep fried turkeys he cooked for the pilots.

 

Richard Burnoski on the flight line, properly hung over!  "Where's Karl?"

 

The CSS field is a great place to fly MoM format contests.

 

Tom Kallevang landing out.

 

Jim Bacus doing his landing dance.

 

Nailing that 100!

 


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Last updated: December 19, 2001