Aaron Durogati

ON DETAIL: AARON DUROGATI / ONDREJ PROCHAZKA

"X-Pyr is the perfect combination of that what I like the most!"

Pilot: Aaron Durogati
Nationality: Italian
Birth Date: 06.06.86
City: Merano
Country: Italy
Job: Paraglider pilot
Web: www.aaron-durogati.com
Glider: GIN GTO2
Harness: GIN Genie Light 2
Helmet: ICARO
Sponsors:  Red Bull, Gin Gliders, Dr. Zipe, Salewa, Dynafit
Assistant: Ondrej Prochazka
Nationality: Czech
Birth Date: 29.01.86
City: Prague
Country: Czech Republic

INTERVIEW

What is your greatest sporting success?
Paragliding super final world cup winner.

When and why did you start paragliding?
My father was a pilot and when I was 15 I start myself.

What is your mountaineering experience?
I'm living in the Alps and I spend almost every day in the mountain.

What does your typical training week consist of?
Flying, skitouring-running, gym, mountaineering.

What are your best and worst sporting memories?
The are to many good and worst...

Why did you choose X-Pyr?
I like this challenge.. is the perfect combination of that what I like the most!

Have you participated on X-Pyr before?
Yes.

Have you flown in the Pyrenees before?
Yes.

What will your strategy be during the race?
To fly every day as much as possible and be safe.

What excites you most about X-Pyr?
To compete with very good pilot in a beatiful mountain range.

What scares you the most about the event?
I'm not scared.. and I'll try to be safe.

Why will he make a good assistant?
Because we are very good friends and I think he is really good on it.