ON DETAIL: JAKUB BEÑO / PAVOL ŠELIGA
|Pilot: Jakub Beño
Birth Date: 05.02.1986
City: Banská Bystrica
Glider: SKYMAN Crossalps
Harness: SKYMAN Coconea
Helmet: Giro 8
|Assistant: Pavol Šeliga
Birth Date: 03.02.1981
What is your greatest sporting success?
I still haven’t reached it.
When and why did you start paragliding?
It has been nearly 6 years since I first flew.
Why?, Why not?
What is your mountaineering experience?
Himalayas, Pyrenees, Alps, Tian Shan
What does your typical training week consist of?
As much flying as possible
What are your best and worst sporting memories?
Uff… After a whole life as a sportman, I can say:
Thanks Shiva, more nice memories than bad ones
Why does the X-Pyr interest you?
Another mountain range in this planet that presents a challenge to me.
Have you flown in the Pyrenees before?
Yes, and it was a very valuable experience
(Gracias team X-Pyr, it was perfect)
What will your strategy be during the race?
From the ground I know the mountains quite well.
Lets get to know them better from the air.
What excites you most about X-Pyr?
What scares you the most about the event?
Why will he/she make a good assistant?
Peter is experienced
Anything else you like to comment?
I am looking forward to see my friends and to see the Pyrenees.