2009 U.S. National Hang Gliding Championships at King Mountain
Official Results

Team Award:

Four Boobs and a Girl

Sportmanship Award:

John Kangas

Driver Award:

Sharon Leopardi

Eiji Yokoda Memorial Trophy:

Bill Soderquist – 105.5 miles

RANK

TEAM NAME

1

Four Boobs and a Girl (Lisa Verzella, Paul Allen, Bill Soderquist, Gabe Laurita, Julian Laurita)

2

Five Sheets to the Wind (John DeAguiar, Kurt Bainum, Charley Warren, Greg Sugg, Fred Clement)

3

Windbreakers the Originals (Hank Butzel, Dan Gravage, Dugan Gravage, Dave Chapman, Ralph Karsten)

4

Blazing Bubbleheads (Bruce Bousfield, Wayne Michelson, Joe Jackson, Patrick Kruse, Ryan Goebel)

5

Taylor and the McGilacutties (Taylor Blaine, L. J. O’Mara, Marcus Venturini, Keith Myhre, Mike Branger)

6

Ruby Ridge Runners (Ken Cavanaugh, Larry Bunner, Nat Wells, Bill Snyder, K. C. Benn)

7

Desert Skywalkers (Doug Koch, Craig Perkins, Wayne O’Sick, John Sylvia, David Best)

 
Rank Class 1, Flex Wing Class Rank Class 5, Rigid Wing Class
1 Bill Solderquist – 251.1 1 Kurt Bainum – 163.9
2 Paul Allen – 188.5 2 Bill Vogel – 129.7
3 Kelly Harrison – 175.1 3 Greg Sugg – 9.2
4 Mike Branger – 146.3 4 John Kangas – DNF
5 Joe Evans – 136.4 5 John Blacet – DNF
6 David Gibson – 134.4    
7 Dugan Gravage – 134.4 Rank Women’s Class
8 Larry Bunner – 112.8 1 Lisa Verzella – 67.1
9 Scot Huber – 112.1 2 Lucy Stilson – 3.0
10 Wayne Michelson – 105.2 3 Lori Allen – 1.0
11 John DeAguiar – 104.5    
12 Dan Gravage – 101.5 Rank Sporting (kingpost) Class
13 Patrick Druse – 94.1 1 Joe Evans – 136.4
14 Ralph Karsten – 84.1 2 John DeAguiar – 104.5
15 Bruce Bousfield – 83.9 3 Hank Butzel – 76.0
16 Ken Muscio – 77.7 4 Dave Chapman – 60.0
17 Hank Butzel – 76.0 5 L. J. O’Mara – 49.4
18 Wayne O’Sick – 71.1 6 K. C. Ben – 46.0
19 Lisa Verzella – 67.1 7 Kurt Wimberg – 38.5
20 Charley Warren – 62.1 8 John Glime – 36.0
21 Ryan Goebel – 49.0 9 Jason Otto – 34.7
22 David Best – 46.4 10 Taylor Blaine – 16.2
23 Rob Wolf – 44.1 11 Sam Cox – 10.1
24 Blaine Perkins – 21.1 12 Jon James – 9.4
25 Gabe Laurita – 14.8 13 Bill Snyder – 8.9
26 John Sylvia – 13.7 14 Richard Milla – 6.7
27 Alan Paylor – 11.3 15 Mike Ellsworth – 5.0
28 Ken Cavanaugh – 11.0 16 Keith Myhre – 4.5
29 Marcus Venturini – 9.4 17 Will Hill – 1.0
30 Michael O’Leary – 8.9 18 Duane House – 1.0
31 Julian Laurita – 6.9 19 Doug Koch – DNF
32 Leo Jones – 4.9    
33 Mickey Sarraille – 4.0 Rank Recreation (<75mi.) Class
34 Ernie Camacho – 2.0 1 Dugan Gravage
35 Nat Wells – DNF 2 John DeAguiar
36 Doug Koch – DNF 3 Ralph Karsten
    4 Fred Clement
    5 Dave Chapman
    6 K. C. Benn
    7 L. J. O’Mara
    8 Ryan Goebel
    9 Rob Wolf
    10 John Glime
    11 Joe Jackson
    12 Blaine Perkins
    13 Taylor Blaine
    14 Gabe Laurita
    15 Bill Snyder
    16 Richard Milla