Stanislav Mayer


"Nature, no people in mountains excites me the most"

Pilot: Stanislav Mayer
Nationality: Czech Republic
Birth Date: 08.21.89
City: Liberec
Country of residence: Czech Republic
Job: SW test engineer
Glider:  GIN Leopard 20.5
Harness: GIN Genie X-Alps 2
Helmet: ICARO 2000 Transalp
Sponsors:  Kernun, Certicon a.s., Základní škola létán, GIN, HighPoint, Victorinox, Inov-8
Assistant: Jaroslav Jindra
Nationality: Czech Republic
Birth Date: 04.28.67
City: Valasske Mezirici
Country of residence: Czech Republic


What is your greatest sporting success?
Finishing RedBull X-Alps 2015 and 10th place in edition 2017

When and why did you start paragliding?
Before 8 years

What is your mountaineering experience?
Elbrus, Matterhorn, Ortler (north face)

What does your typical training week consist of?
Paragliding, Running, Skiing, Swimming, Biking, Climbing

What are your best and worst sporting memories?
Best - finishing RedBull X-Alps, worst - close to fall during iceclimbing

Why did you choose X-Pyr?
Great idea, good organizers, beautiful nature

Have you participated on X-Pyr before?
Yes two times. It was good flying experience and adventure.

Have you flown in the Pyrenees before?
Yes few times

What will your strategy be during the race?
Stay as long as possible in the air.

What excites you most about X-Pyr?
Nature, no people in mountains.

What scares you the most about the event?
Weather and walking more than two days

Why will he make a good assistant?
Good fiendship and he has a experience from pragliding

Anything else you like to comment?
See you in Hondarribia... Vamos a la playa chicas :-D.