Right before my first take-off. My instructor (Geert Callewaert) attached the cable.
Final for landing. Almost home...
Phew. Survived the flight. My instructor, who released me into the wild (Geert Callewaert), walking next to me as we take the glider back to the beginning of the runway.
The initiation, a tradition among soaring pilots.
In the tub and with a fresh shower, to top it off. Luckily, it was warm that day.