BREAKING NEWS: Birdmen break magic 100 metre barrier to claim elusive £10,000 prize

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THE ELUSIVE Worthing Birdman £10,000 jackpot will claimed tomorrow after two veteran flyers glided way past the magic 100 metre line today (Saturday, July 12).

Tony Hughes became the first man to fly over the jackpot line in the competition’s history, soaring above the waves to 117.1 metres.

WH 120714 Worthing Birdman 2014 (Saturday). Ron Freeman - longest flight. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-141207-140727001
WH 120714 Worthing Birdman 2014 (Saturday). Ron Freeman - longest flight. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-141207-140727001

But friendly rival Ron Freeman smashed it moments later, registering 159.8 metres.

 

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