Adrian Keller

IN DETAIL: ADRIAN KELLER / DINA SÄGESSER

"Challenging but unforgettable"

Pilot: Adrian Keller
Nationality: Switzerland
Birth Date: 03.20.79
City: Schafhausen in Emmental
Country: Switzerland
Job: Carworker
Web:
Glider: SKYWALK X-alps III
Harness: SKYWALK Range X-alps II
Helmet: ICARO Transalp
Sponsors:  Skywalk, Iat, Gyso
Assistant: Dina Sägesser
Nationality: Switzerland
Birth Date: 01.06.79
City: Schafhausen in Emmental
Country: Switzerland

INTERVIEW

What is your greatest sporting success?
7. place on X-Pyr 2016.

When and why did you start paragliding?
Started in 1995 together with my father.

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

What does your typical training week consist of?
Every free minute I spend to go running, biking and hike'n'fly.

What are your best and worst sporting memories?
Be a part of X-Pyr 2016. Get in a very difficult situation and injured myself.

Why did you choose X-Pyr?
It's an adventure in such impressive landscape.

Have you participated on X-Pyr before?
Yes, challenging and unforgettable.

Have you flown in the Pyrenees before?
Yes, in 2016.

What will your strategy be during the race?
Hopefully more flying than last time.

What excites you most about X-Pyr?
Enjoy the adventures and meet friends.

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

Why will he/she make a good assistant?
I can trust in her.

Anything else you like to comment?
I'm happy to see you again and reach the beach of Port de la Selva.