2014 Big Spring Nationals enthusiasts receive helping hand from Russian followers

Big Spring Nationals coordinator Belinda Straub spent the better part of Monday afternoon watching one hang glider after another lift off the tarmac at the McMahon-Wrinkle Airport and Industrial Park and fade into the distance. Even though she knows each would love to beat the others and take home the honor of winning one of the hangliding circuit’s premier events, she knows in her heart each is part of a huge international family all dedicated to the promotion of their sport.For more of this story, read Tuesday's edition of the Herald.