Helmut Schrempf

HELMUT SCHREMPF / THOMAS KOGELBAUER

"I like to fly in Windy and strong conditions where I can use all my skills"

Pilot: Helmut Schrempf
Nationality: Austria
Birth Date: 03.01.1983
City: Groebming (Austria)
Job: Paragliding Teacher, S.I.V. Instructor
Glider: GIN Puma
Harness: SUPAIR Xalps 2019
Helmet: SUPAIR
Sponsors: Salewa Mountainshop Schladmin, X-dream Fly , Headstart
Assistant: Thomas Kogelbauer
Nationality: Austria
Birth Date: 09.02.1992
City: Grafenabch (Austria)

INTERVIEW

What is your greatest sporting success?
To be part in the Red Bull Xalps 2019.

When and why did you start paragliding?
My paragliding fever started in 2003 and I found what I love in al what these sport can give you.

What is your mountaineering experience?
I try to go up a mountain every day whenever I can. No matter with skiing, hiking, climbing for 20 years.

What does your typical training week consist of?
In the winter time its all about Skitouring and Boodyworkout. For sure Hike and Fly is my favorite. I try to hike every week as mutch i can. And now I get to train more in the flatland for long distance.

What are your best and worst sporting memories?
In a stupid situation I destroit my heel with a Speedglider at Krippenstein.

Why did you choose X-Pyr?
I never flow in the Pyrenäes, I like to fly in Windy and strong conditions where I can use all my skills. It is one of the hardest races you can do in Paragliding and I love to be part in it and test my self if I can do it.

Have you participated on X-Pyr before?
No sorry

Have you flown in the Pyrenees before?
Like I said before not at the moment.

What will your strategy be during the race?
Be on the right time at the right Point. Work very close with my supporters and I have to learn: listen to them 😉

What excites you most about X-Pyr?
The long distance the ather Athlets everyone of them are very good pilots. The strong wind conditons.

What scares you the most about the event?
I am not shure if there is something what me scares. Maybe the temperatures.

Why will he/she make a good assistant?
He is a very good friend and I trust him 200 %.

Anything else you like to comment?
Without your team and Sponsors you can do nearly nothing so here the first thank you.!