Adrian Keller

ON DETAIL: ADRIAN KELLER / DINA SÄGESSER

"My best memory a 257 km flight"

Pilot: Adrian Keller
Nationality: Swiss
Birth Date: 20.03.1979
City: Schafhausen im Emmental
Country: Switzerland
Job: Car Worker & Painter
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Glider: SKYWALK
Harness: SKYWALK Range X-Alps
Helmet: ICARO Transalp
Sponsors:  Skywalk, Gyso, CH-Coatings, flug-taxi.ch, Carrosserie B. Keller & Co
Assistant: Dina Sägesser
Nationality: Swiss
Birth Date: 06.01.1979
City: Schafhausen im Emmental
Country: Switzerland

INTERVIEW

What is your greatest sporting success?
In everything what I do, I follow my principles and reach the best result I can.

When and why did you start paragliding?
I started paragliding with 16 years because of my father.

What is your mountaineering experience?
I grew up in the mountains and I am around every time I can.

What does your typical training week consist of?
Everyday I do long walks with my dog and additionally five times a week, running, biking, hiking and fly as much is possible.

What are your best and worst sporting memories?
My best memory a 257km flight from Switzerland to Austria and the worst was in biking three times in one season broke my collarbone.

Why did you choose X-Pyr?
Because it is a very big adventure to go in a such impressive landscape.

Have you participated on X-Pyr before?
No.

Have you flown in the Pyrenees before?
Never before.

What will your strategy be during the race?
Keep going, keep going...

What excites you most about X-Pyr?
To be in a new area and enjoy the adventures and challenge.

What scares you the most about the event?
Make wrong decisions under race pressure.

Why will he make a good assistant?
She’s a Talent in the organization and I can trust her in everything we do.

Anything else you like to comment?
I’m very happy to be a part at x-pyr 2016.