Christian Maurer


"X-Pyr is a nice competition in a different playground"

Pilot: Christian Maurer
Nationality: Swiss
Birth Date: 27.07.1982
City: Adelboden
Country: Switzerland
Job: Paragliding Pilot
Glider: ADVANCE X-Alps
Harness: ADVANCE Lightness 2
Helmet: ICARO
Sponsors:  TeamWork, LOWA, ADVANCE
Assistant: Tobias Dimmler
Nationality: Swiss
Birth Date: 06.06.1984
City: Bern
Country: Switzerland


What is your greatest sporting success?
Winning X-Pyr 2014!

When and why did you start paragliding?
1998 because my father land in front of our house...

What is your mountaineering experience?
I was on top of Mt. Blanc and Matterhorn.

What does your typical training week consist of?
Skitouring in winter, hike&fly in spring and summer.

What are your best and worst sporting memories?
Winning a comp always motivate for more, injurys can change a lot!

Why did you choose X-Pyr?
Nice competition in a different playground.

Have you participated on X-Pyr before?
Yes, 2014.

Have you flown in the Pyrenees before?
PWC Ager and X-Pyr.

What will your strategy be during the race?
Run fast, fly far.

What excites you most about X-Pyr?
To find an adventure with friends and family organization.

What scares you the most about the event?
To walk in the rain or because to much wind.

Why will he make a good assistant?
Tobias like the nature and adventure.

Anything else you like to comment?
See you at 17. july!