Nelson De Freyman

IN DETAIL: NELSON DE FREYMAN / PIERRE DAMIENS

"I don't know Pyrennnées so I can discover them"

Pilot:  Nelson De Freyman
Nationality: France
Birth Date: 02.13.92
City: Barcelonnette
Country of residence: France
Job: Instructor ski-paragliding
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Glider: SKYWALK X-ALPS 3
Harness: kortel Kolibri Pro
Helmet: ICARO2000 TransAlp
Sponsors:  
Assistant: Pierre Damiens
Nationality: France
Birth Date:
City: Barcelonnette
Country of residence: France

INTERVIEW

What is your greatest sporting success?
Finish the Xalps 2015

When and why did you start paragliding?
In 2008, Because it was a good way to down from the top of the mountain.

What is your mountaineering experience?
I climbed the Lenine peak (7125m) in 2012. Crossed the entire Rocky Mountains by hike and fly in 2014. I climbed several summit in the Alps, the Atlas and the Pamir ridge.

What does your typical training week consist of?
Depend were I am and what I do i don't have typical training. I can train as a fighter one day and as Swimmer the other day.

What are your best and worst sporting memories?
The best one was a flight with Tom and Antoine during Red Bull X-Alps 2015 crossing all of the Dolomites in one day. The worst one was also in the Red Bull X-Alps, flying over a pass in some of the craziest flying conditions I've seen in my life.

Why did you choose X-Pyr?
I don't know Pyrennnées so I can discover them

Have you participated on X-Pyr before?
NO

Have you flown in the Pyrenees before?
YES

What will your strategy be during the race?
FLY FLY FLY and FLY

What excites you most about X-Pyr?
The nice ridges of the spannish side and for sure the Sangria..

What scares you the most about the event?
Strong landing and bad take off.

Why will he make a good assistant?
Because together we make One

Anything else you like to comment?