IN DETAIL: CHRISTIAN MAURER / TOBIAS DIMMLER
|Pilot: Christian Maurer
Birth Date: 07.27.82
Job: Speaker / Tandempilot
Glider: ADVANCE Omega X-Alps 2 23
Harness: ADVANCE Lightness 2
Sponsors: LOWA, TeamWork, You Count, dermaplast, SHV,Taktil, Adelboden,AIR Scout365, Bächli Bergsport
|Assistant: Tobias Dimmler
Birth Date: 06.06.84
What is your greatest sporting success?
Two times winning X-Pyr!
When and why did you start paragliding?
1998, i was 16j and the air was my fastination- i wanted to go higher then the mountains!
What is your mountaineering experience?
Summit of Mt.Blanc, Matterhorn, Jungfrau and some Peaks more...
What does your typical training week consist of?
Power and Endurance training- Skitouring and Hike&Fly, running and stretchning is also important.
What are your best and worst sporting memories?
The best: mastering big distances out in the nature by my team. the worst: get stuck while not understanding the conditions
Why did you choose X-Pyr?
Start a competition in the wather and end this also in the wather is unique!
Have you participated on X-Pyr before?
Yes, it was new and surpised- the logistic is a real challenge!
Have you flown in the Pyrenees before?
Yes, Worldcup and X-Pyr 2014 and 2016
What will your strategy be during the race?
Depending on the wether, normaly flying is more efficient...
What excites you most about X-Pyr?
The style of a Hike&Fly competition with a familiary organisation- thanks Iñigo!
What scares you the most about the event?
Understanding and handeling all the rules right, specialy the airspaces a not so easy...
Why will he/she make a good assistant?
He know how it works and try to improove himself (i hope 🙂
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