2017 World Cup Roller Fly Judge

Hennie Wagener Of South Africa

2017 Fly-Off Schedule

2017 Regional Fly Reports

     
     

 

Place Flyer's Name Region Kit Size Weather Conditions Breaks Scored Raw Quality Depth Bonus Factor Score Comments
  Edgar Roscoe Midvaal, RSA 20 Overcast, Windy, 13C 6,8,7,8,5,11,15,8,7,5,6/7,5,7,5,6,10,8,5,5/ 5,8,12/16,7,17,8 346 1.5 1.4 2.1 726.6 Very nice kit. Easy to judge. Enjoyed the big breaks. Best kit up to now.
  Razaak Sahabodien Southern Gauteng, RSA 20 Clear, Windy, 8C 11,5,10,7,6,5,11/10,7,6,16,5/ 6,8,5,8,13,6/7,12,8,10,5,6 302 1.5 1.4 2.1 634.2 Kit flew a perfect figure 8. Very nice working kit. Well done.
  Steve Naude East Rand, RSA 20 Clear, Slight Breeze, 8C 7,11,6,7,8,6,5,5,10,11,6/7,8,8,13,10,5,8,7,6/ 8/11,10,8,6,6 279 1.5 1.4 2.1 585.9 An open kit that worked well.  Score could have been better if they kept up the work rate.  Very nice kit. Well done.
  Art Martinez Southern California North, USA 20 Overcast, Calm, 62F 6,6,11,10,5,8,7,6,6/5,6,7,7,10,11,11/ 7,5,8,7,7,5,7/10,7,6,6,8,5,7,15,5 330 1.3 1.3 1.69 557.7 Very nice kit, Worked well for the full 20 mins.
  Boris Recek Slovenia 20 Clear, Calm, 25C 6,7,7,6,6,11,12/8,7,5,13,5,7,5,6/ 10,5,10,8,5,10/6,8,8,5,6,6 264 1.5 1.4 2.1 554.4 Not the best kitting I have seen but their ability to regather and break together was a pleasure to watch.
  John Van Hook North Central, USA 20 Scattered, Calm, 55F 6,7,7,11,7,5,8,6,10,6,5/12,5,8,11,10,5/ 10,8,6/8,5,11,8,10,6,5,6 297 1.4 1.3 1.82 540.42 Very nice working kit. Went a bit high and quit from 9th-16th min, Surely the nest kit so far.
Dusan Popovic Serbia 20 Overcast, Slight Breeze, 24C 12,6,8,10,5,15,6,7,5,7/11,6,6,7,11,8,6,6/ 5,5,6,7/5,7 251 1.5 1.4 2.1 527.1 Kit started off as champion, after 13 mins flew forward and back. Nice kit to watch.
  Nick Tsoltoudis Sydney, AUS 20 Cloudy, Slight Breeze, 66F 6,6,10,7,7,5,7,6,7,10,8,8/6,11,10/15,13,7,8,13 267 1.4 1.4 1.96 523.32 Kit stayed on the left wing for the full 20 mins, They flew through the breaks, nice breaks.
  Riaan Kruger West Rand, RSA 20 Clear, Calm, 18C 6,5,6,8,8,5,11,6,7/6,5,11,6,10,6/ 5,6,7,6,5,13,6/8,8,11,7 244 1.5 1.4 2.1 512.4 Kit flew too low to perform at their best. Very nice kit to judge. Well Done.
  Sean Lincoln Middlesbrough, UK 20 Scattered, Strong Wind, 19C 5,7,5,5,5/10,6,16,6,5/12,13,6/11,6,8,8,5,5 222 1.4 1.5 2.1 466.2 Kit did very well in the wind. Lots of 1s and 2s in between the breaks. Easy kit to watch.
  Kelly Applegate North Central West, USA 20 Cloudy, Slight Breeze, 50F 6,13,7,5,8,7,6,5,6,7,6/6,7,6,7,10,12,5/ 13,6,6/5,6,6 219 1.4 1.4 1.96 429.24 Good working kit, Pity they didn't keep it up, Nice deep individuals
  Niekie Deysel Southern Guateng, RSA 18 Clear, Calm, 8C 7,5,5,6,5,6,5/8,5,7,8,10,5,7,6,7,10,5/ 6,5,6,11,7,5,5,8,6/5,7,5,10,6 250 1.4 1.2 1.68 420 Most active kit I have judged. Pitty they didn't wait for each other. Very nice kit to judge.
  Kevin Monroe North Texas, USA 19 Overcast, Slight Breeze, 77F 6,10,6,5,5/6,7,8,5,6,5,5,5/ 5,7,11,10,12,6/13,7,5,5,6 227 1.4 1.3 1.82 413.14 Nice working kit, Very active at the start, settled down with good breaks.
  Tadhg Moloney Ireland 20 Overcast, Windy, 21C 6,5,10,6/11,6,8,12,8/5,10,5,8/10,10 183 1.4 1.5 2.1 384.3 At the beginning birds were too far to judge.  Kit flew back a bit too fast. Displayed nice speed in the roll.
  Branko Mastelic Croatia West 20 Scattered, Windy, 20C 6,5,7,7,6,5,5,10/7,6,6,5,7,6,5,7/ 8,6,11,5,6,10,5/7,6,5 200 1.3 1.4 1.82 364 Nice kit to watch. Handled the wind well.
  Robbie McNally Ireland 19 Scattered, Windy, 23C 11,11,13,11,7,7/10,5,6,5/7/12,6 185 1.4 1.4 1.96 362.6 Started with very nice breaks, kit was joined by a racer that took them through the breaks.
  Dean Foster Middlesbrough, UK 20 Cloudy, Strong Wind, 19C 11,13/5/15,7,6,7,10,7/8,5,6,7 171 1.5 1.4 2.1 359.1 Kit really battled in the wind. Would have liked to see them in better conditions. Good speed in the roll.
  Hannes Nortje West Rand, RSA 20 Clear, Calm, 8C 6,6,5,7,10,7/7,5,5,5,8/5,7,6,10,7,6,6/ 8,10,5,8,6 185 1.4 1.3 1.82 336.7 Nice kit to judge. Lots of 3s and 4s. Good speed in the roll.
  Herman Van Zyl East Rand, RSA 20 Clear, Slight Breeze, 17C 8,6,7,5,7/7,5,13/10,6,5,8/6,10,12,7,7,6,7,6 193 1.3 1.2 1.56 301.08 From the start the kit flew fast and through the breaks. Better in the last seven mins. Nice individuals.
  Fred Schneider North Central California, USA 17 Clear, Slight Breeze, 67F 7,5,8,6,6,6,7/8,5,10,11,6/5,5,5,7,6/5,6,5 150 1.3 1.4 1.82 273 Hawk attack at 17 min, Kit went up to high to score, Nice kit to watch.
  Keith Storey Sunderland, UK 20 Overcast, Windy, 16C 5/10,8,11/13,7,6,10/5,6,6,7 138 1.3 1.3 1.69 233.22 Kit flew too fast in the wind to perform better. Flew through the breaks, Nice deep individuals.
  Alex Guerrero San Diego, USA 20 Fog, Calm, 59F 5,5,6,7,7,6,5,7/7,8,8,5/5,7,5/5,6,6,7,5 122 1.3 1.3 1.69 206.18 Kit stayed on one wing most of the time, lots of single rollers.
  Bill Willet South Central, USA 20 Scattered, Calm, 64F 8,11,6,7,6,5,6,10,5/5,6,5/5/6 112 1.3 1.4 1.82 203.84 Started of very well but didn't keep it up, Nice individuals.
  Frank Gabriel Pennylvania/Maryland, USA 19 Clear, Calm, 66F 5,5/7,5,5,7/6,6,8,6,5.6,6,6/5,5,5,5,7 110 1.3 1.4 1.82 200.2 Kit didn't setup in the breaks, Lots of 2s & 3s, Nice kit to watch, Good height and pattern.
  Billy Dyer Northern Rockies, USA 20 Cloudy, Calm, 51F 6,10,5,8,5,11,11/7,6,5/-/- 106 1.3 1.4 1.82 192.92 Kit went up to high, Lost some breaks, Out birds.
  Ferid Catak Bosnia & Herzegovina 20 Scattered, Strong Winds, 22C 6,5,10,6,8,10/5,6,7/6/8 97 1.3 1.5 1.95 189.15 Birds did not kit well. Lost breaks due to out birds. Good depth in breaks.
  Vince Calleja Melburne, AUS 20 Clear, SLight Breeze, 50F 7,5,7,6/7,6,5,6,8/11,6,7,5,5/7,5,6 120 1.3 1.2 1.56 187.2 Kit flew a bit fast and turned away from the breaks.
  Tomislav Brubanovic Croatia East 20 Overcast, Windy, 18C 10,6,6,5,5,5,7/5,6,8,7,8,5,10/5,7,7/5 137 1.2 1.1 1.32 180.84 Flew low and fast. Set up and broke well first 10 mins then only rode the wind.
  Tony Hatoum British Columbia, CAN 20 Cloudy, Calm, 66F 6,8,10/7,5,6,6/7/13 91 1.4 1.4 1.96 178.36 Kit flew perfect height, speed, But stayed on the left wing. Very nice individuals.
  Duke Jacobs Midvaal, RSA 20 Scattered,
Slight Breeze, 61F
5,6,5,8,7,6/6,5,7,10,7,5/13/0 112 1.2 1.3 1.56 174.72 Kit lost their activity in the last 10 min, Nice individuals.
  Christian Carrillo West Texas, USA 20 Cloudy, Windy, 22F 11,7,6,12,10/8/6/5 98 1.3 1.4 1.82 178.36 High winds prevented the kit from putting up a very good performance.
  Reggie Stewart Southern California Riverside, USA 20 Clear, Calm, 86F 5,5,6,5,5,5/7,6,7/10,12,5/8,8,6 122 1.3 1.1 1.43 174.46 Could have been a better score if they went up higher, Good kitting
  Basie Masisco Southern Guateng, RSA 20 Scattered, Slight Breeze, 16C 8,12,7,5/6,7/11,7/6 92 1.3 1.4 1.82 167.44 Lost many breaks because of bad kitting. Very nice individuals.
  Wayne Cumberworth North Central East, USA 20 Scattered, Slight Breeze, 60F 7,6,12,5,7/5,6,8,5,5,10/5,6/- 105 1.3 1.2 1.56 163.8 Nice kit to watch for first 10 min, Kit stayed on left wing, Stopped working low.
  David Blumenstein Central, USA 16 Clear, Slight Breeze, 56F 7,6,6,5,5,6/6,5,5,5/7,5,6,5,6/5,8 98 1.3 1.2 1.56 152.88 Very active birds for the first 15min, Lots od 3s and 4s not breaking together.
  Mark Ritter North Central West, USA 20 Clear, Slight Breeze, 48F 5,6,5,5,6,7,6,5/5,6/5,5,7/5,6,6,5,5 100 1.2 1.2 1.44 144 Birds didn't kit well, Lost breaks because of that.
  Ted Mann Northwest, USA 20 Clear, Calm, 68F 6,7/5,7,6/10,5/6 62 1.4 1.5 2.1 130.2 Birds didn't kit well. Cost breaks. Very nice individules.
  Bob Hord North Central, USA 20 Scattered, Calm, Slight Breeze, 65F 8,5,6,5,5/5,6,5/6,7,5/8,6 77 1.2 1.3 1.56 120.12 Open kit that didn't really work as a kit together.
  Jimmy Ferrer Hawaii, USA 20 Scattered, Windy, 82F 5/7.10,7/8/8,5,7 67 1.3 1.3 1.69 113.23 Excellent kitting, at times kit went to high. Need more activity.
  Arnold Jackson Southern California North, USA 20 Overcast, Calm, 65F 13/10/7,5,6 64 1.2 1.3 1.56 99.84 Kit flew fast and only on the left wing.
  Willie Silvey Central, USA 19 Clear, Windy, 60F 5,6/5,8/5,7,6/8,5,6 61 1.2 1.3 1.56 95.16 Wind really damaged this kit, Some nice rollers.
  Richard Ball Texas, USA 20 Overcast, Calm, 74F 5/6,8,7/6,5,6/7,6 56 1.2 1.4 1.68 94.08 Nice deep individuals, Open kit that flew through breaks, One bird rolled down after 13 min.
  Andre Androutsos Melburne, AUS 18 Overcast, Calm, 43F 8,6,6,5,7,5/6,5/0/0 48 1.4 1.3 1.82 87.36 Kit went up to high to judge, Good quality rollers.
  Marcel Steegh Holland, Netherlands 20 Clear, Calm, 79F 5,5,5/5,6,5,5/5,6/6,6,7 72 1.1 1.1 1.21 87.12 Kit hardly went higher throughout, To low to preform well.
  Mike Wolden Northern California Coast, USA 20 Scattered, Slight Breeze, 66F 7,7,5,5,7,5/8/-/5 49 1.3 1.3 1.69 82.81 After 6 mins 7 other rollers joined kit. Started very active but went flat.
  Juan Lopez

North Central California, USA

19 Clear, Slight Breeze, 63F 6,5/7/8/10,6/-/- 52 1.2 1.3 1.56 81.12 Nice kitting, Kit went straight up high, Sharp turns made them fly thru the breaks
  Ben Winkleman South Central, USA 19 Scattered, Calm, 76F 5,5,6,8/5,8,5/5,5/- 52 1.2 1.1 1.32 68.64 Kit didn't work as a team, Lots of individuals.
  Ge Yang Northern California, USA 20 Clear, Slight Breeze, 62F 6,5,6,6,5,6/6,7,5/-/- 52 2.1 1.1 1.32 68.64 Hawk attack after 9 mins.  Took one bird, 3 min timeout called. Second bird down after 11 mins. Very active kit but short in the breaks.
  Gary Warwick Sunderland, UK 18 Clear, Windy, 14C 6,5,5/6/5,5,6/5 43 1.3 1.2 1.43 67.08 Went high on release, came down after 10 mins but didn't work as a kit together.
  Dave Murrey Northern California Central, USA 18 Clear, Slight Breeze, 63F 6,5,5/5/6/7,5 39 1.1 1.3 1.43 55.77 Kit went up high, One bird out and landed at 15 min.
  Mark Williams Northwest, USA 17 Fog, Calm, 56F 5,6/5/7,8,5/6 42 1.2 1.1 1.32 55.44 Not a lot of energy in this kit.
  Chris De Torres Northern California Coast, USA 18 Overcast, Slight Breeze, 60F 7,5,5,10/-/-/- 37 1.2 1.2 1.44 53.28 Kit flew fast and on one wing. Went too high for 13 mins. Nice kitting.
  Walter Porch Virginia, USA 20 Scattered, Windy, 73F 7,5,5,7,5/-/6/- 35 1.2 1.2 1.44 50.4 Kit went flat and flew through breaks.
  Don Macauley Nevada, USA 20 Scattered, Calm, 64F 6,5,5,5/6,5/-/- 32 1.2 1.3 1.56 49.92 Kit went up high, Lost breaks due to out birds. Nice individuals.
  Rick Stevens North Central East, USA 19 Scattered, Windy, 71F 6/5,6/7/8 32 1.2 1.2 1.44 46.08 Wind to strong to preform well, Flew through the breaks.
  Ryan Williams Mountain West, USA 19 Scattered, Windy, 78F 5,5/6/5,6/7 34 1.1 1.2 1.32 44.88 Constant out birds hurt the kit, Also wind.
  Cedric Leighton Southern Guateng, RSA 19 Clear, Calm, 17C -/-/5/5,7,6,6 29 1.2 1.2 1.44 41.76 On release kit split, 13 high, 6 low. Got together after 14 mins and stayed on the left wing. Bad luck.
  Alan Weaver Arizona, USA 20

Overcast, Slight Breeze,  63F

5,5/6,5/-/7 28 1.2 1.2 1.44 40.32 Kit lost activity, Went to high.
  Mike Ayala High Desert, USA 20 Clear, Calm, 66F 6,7/7/-/- 20 1.2 1.5 1.8 36 An open kit with very nice individuals.
  Co Thor North Central West, USA 18 Scattered, Slt Breeze, Windy, 60F -/5,6/5/6 22 1.2 1.2 1.44 31.66 Bad luck, Kit was out of sight most of the time, Fighting the wind.
  Brian Jacobson Mountain West, USA 16 Clear, Slight Breeze, 77F 5/-/6/6 17 1.1 1.3 1.43 24.31 Birds went flat.
  Brad Winward Mountain West, USA 19 Scattered, Windy,  75F -/-/5,7/6 18 1.1 1.2 1.32 23.76 To windy to compete.
  Kevin Wright Central California, USA 19 Clear, Calm, 70F 6/5/-/- 11 1.1 1.1 1.21 13.31 Flew nice pattern but never really set up.
  Brian Longest Virginia, USA 19 Cloudy, Slight Breeze, 57F -/-/-/- 0 - - - 0 Birds went up to high and far to score.
  Shaun Cero Midvaal, RSA 19 Overcast, Windy, 54F DQ - - - - DQ Second bird down in the 14min.
  Don Greene South East, USA 20 Clear, Calm, 70F DQ - - - - DQ Second bird down at 9min. Nice deep fast individuals.
  Oscar Pergrina Southern California North, USA 19 Overcast, Calm,  60F DQ - - - - DQ 2 birds rolled down on release, Went up but never joined the kit.
  Jack Meyer California Central Valley, USA 19 Overcast, Calm,  61F DQ - - - - DQ Birds didn't lift at all, 2nd bird down at 3 min.
  Calvin Johnson Southern California North, USA 18 Overcast, Calm,  68F DQ - - - - DQ 2nd bird down at 13.5 mins.

 

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