ON DETAIL: GIUSEPPE MASTROMICHELE / BERNARD ALEX TATSCHKE
|Pilot: Giuseppe Mastromichele
Birth Date: 12.05.1977
Job: Paragliding test pilot & tandem pilot
Glider: OZONE LM6
Harness: OZONE Ozium
Helmet: ICARO2000 Transalp
Sponsors: Ozone, Icaro, Fairhaven Alti Vario
|Assistant: Bernard Alex Tatschke
Birth Date: 18.09.1982
What is your greatest sporting success?
Winning the Mid-Italian Championship in 2006 (in sports class) while it was my first participation in competition.
When and why did you start paragliding?
In 1994 I did my first flight. Since a kid I was attracted by flying.
What is your mountaineering experience?
Since I was 14 I've been spending a lot of time in the mountains; hiking, climbing, via ferrata, skiing.
What does your typical training week consist of?
Ski-touring, trail running and gym.
What are your best and worst sporting memories?
I have so many experiences that it's difficult to select 'the best one'. And the 'worst' I don't remember.
Why did you choose X-Pyr?
Because I wanna make it!
Have you participated on X-Pyr before?
Have you flown in the Pyrenees before?
What will your strategy be during the race?
Eat, sleep, walk, fly, repeat.
What excites you most about X-Pyr?
The mountains and the wild nature.
What scares you the most about the event?
Why will he make a good assistant?
Because I trust him.
Anything else you like to comment?
See you there!