ON DETAIL: CHRIGEL MAURER / THOMAS THEURILLAT
|Pilot: Chrigel Maurer
Birth Date: 27.07.1982
Job: Paragliding Pilot- Tandemflights, Further Trainings, Coachings, Speaker
Web: ChrigelMaurer.ch, XAlps.ch, Facebook
Glider: OZONE LM5
Harness: CM Magic Eagle
Sponsors: Lowa, You Count, Eduard Steiner AG, Taktil, Biotech, Bächli Bergsport, SHV, Beodrinx
|Assistant: Thomas Theurillat
What is your greatest sporting success?
First place Red Bull X-Alps 2013
When and why did you start paragliding?
1998 because of the fascination to be free
What is your mountaineering experience?
Top of Mt. Blanc, Matterhorn for example
What does your typical training week consist of?
Jogging, Walking uphill with Backbag, Skitouring, Biking
What are your best and worst sporting memories?
Best: flying an Infinity Tumbling
Worst: when I made a little mistake in the Tumbling and I touched the canopy..
Why does the X-Pyr interest you?
To learn more about Spain and the Pyrenees.
Have you flown in the Pyrenees before?
PWC in Ager.
What will your strategy be during the race?
To try and do what we know from our training and enjoy the landscape
What excites you most about X-Pyr?
To see a new place in the world.
What scares you the most about the event?
To move into a new area under competition pressure.
Why will he/she make a good assistant?
Because we will have a good time