skywalk Teampiloten

Unsere Teampiloten sind seit jeher wichtiger Bestandteil der skywalk Familie. Sie helfen uns nicht nur die Produkte zu verbessern, verfeinern und einzigartig zu machen sondern repräsentieren die Marke nach außen. Wir sind stolz jeden einzelnen bei uns im Team zu haben und freuen uns mit Euch zusammenarbeiten zu können!

 

Folge unseren Athleten auf Social-Media und erlebe spannende Abenteuer und atemberaubende Aufnahmen:

Oliver Teubert

Oliver Teubert

Birthday: 05.08.1965
In the air since: 1998
Favorite spots: Chiemgau
Why skywalk: Reliable products over long years and a motivated team!
Results/Goals: 3rd DHVXC 2011; 1st DHVXC 2012; 2nd DHVXC 2013; 2nd DHVXC 2014; 2nd DHV XC 2017

Burkhard Martens

Burkhard Martens

Birthday: 22.10.1962
In the air since: 1989
Favorite spots: Brauneck
Why skywalk: Innovative German engineering
Results/Goals: 4x German XC champion; 411 km free distance CHILI4; 3469 altitude european record

Mariano Vissani

Mariano Vissani

Birthday: 29.07.1974
In the air since: 2000
Favorite spots: Llanura, BellVille, Cordoba
Why skywalk: High security glider with excellent performance
Results/Goals: 1st at Copa nacional de distancia 2012 (POISON3); 1st Campeonato Argentina 2012/2013 sport category (CAYENNE4); 2nd Campeonato argentino (la rioja) (POISON X-ALPS); Argentine Record holder of distance 341 km

Michi Zenker

Michi Zenker

Birthday: 16.06.1989
In the air since: 2012
Favorite spots: Schöckl
Why skywalk: skywalk offers very light weight products with good handling and high performance. That´s perfect for me since I do Hike&Fly most of the time! Most important: I feel very safe flying skywalk wings.
Results/Goals: 3rd place Bordairline Donnersbach; 1st place Schöcklcup standard class 2015; 213 km FAI with POISON X-ALPS; Red Bull X-ALPS supporter Team Simon Oberrauner 2017

Tom Friedrich

Tom Friedrich

Birthday: 16.05.2001
In the air since: 2012
Favorite spots: Alps/ Schöckl
Why skywalk: I feel very, very comfortable flying with skywalk gear – that’s the most important thing for me!
Results/Goals: 5th place IronFly 2018; Austrian Junior Championship XC 3rd; 30th Dolomitenmann 2017; 11th place Rise&Fall 2017; 7th place Bordairrace Chiemsee 2017

Simon Oberrauner

Simon Oberrauner

(Foto: luciatuotophoto)

Birthday: 12.05.1991
In the air since: 2012
Favorite spots: Schöckl Graz / Alps
Why skywalk: I appreciate the young, dynamic team and the universally usable lightweight equipment
Results/Goals: Overall winner Bordairrace 2015&2016; 5th place Red Bull X-Alps 2017; 5th place IronFly 2018; Goal: Fly from Brenta to Lake Garda and collect more unforgettable moments!

Klaus Santner

Klaus Santner

Birthday: 19.04.1984
In the air since: 2005
Favorite spots: Mitterberg / Lungau
Why skywalk: skywalk for me means quality! The team behind skywalk is like a big family!
Results/Goals: Junior Championships 2012; Goals: Hike&Fly Ortler; Many awesome flight journeys & XC projects

Christin Kirst

Christin Kirst

Birthday: 06.07.1978
In the air since: 2004
Favorite spots: Hochfelln
Why skywalk: I pretty much grew up with skywalk… Never flew other wings, no reason to do so.
Results/Goals: German champion DHV XC 2010 / 2012 / 2017

Rüdiger Gördes

Rüdiger Gördes

Birthday: 21.08.1964
In the air since: 1987
Favorite spots: Fürstenberg
Why skywalk: –
Results/Goals: 2. Rank Swiss Open (Sport Class) 2016; 4. Rank Swiss Open (Sport Class) 2017; 62. Rank World Cup Switzerland (on CHILI4); 2. Rank skywalk NightFever 2018 (Sport Class)

Andy Frötscher

Andy Frötscher

Birthday: 14.04.1969
In the air since: 1993
Favorite spots: Rittner Horn, all places with nice people
Why skywalk: skywalk has been supporting me for a long time with my projects. Innovation, good quality and a good awareness of safety brought me many unforgettable “Moments in Air!”
Results/Goals: 2x Overall winner at South Tyrol Cup; 6x participant Red Bull X-Alps; Hike&Fly projects, XC Flights, Photo shootings

Antonio Pirri

Antonio Pirri

Birthday: 06.03.1982
In the air since: 2004
Favorite spots: Tessin “Cimetta”
Why skywalk: Awesome equipment!
Results/Goals: 1st Place Transbalkan 2017 

Damian Lestarpe

Damian Lestarpe

Birthday: 21.04.1978
In the air since: 2005
Favorite spots: General La Madrid, Province of BS AS, Argentina
Why skywalk: For the commitment of skywalk to excel and always offer improvement in their products!
Results/Goals: Argentine Record of distance 2009 (264 km); 3x Argentine Champion away;5x Argentine Champion distance sport category;  4x Argentine Champion distance stanard; Winner of several regional and national dates in different categories

Peter Siller

Peter Siller

Birthday: 05.10.1989
In the air since: 2012
Favorite spots: Südtirol/Rosskopf
Why skywalk: skywalk the leading company in performance- and lightweight-minded products
Results/Goals: Italian champion in distance at Xcontest (sport class) 2016; 3rd place Legarennen Meduno 2016; 3rd place Psairercup 2016; 2nd place Ridnaunercup 2016

Hans Walcher

Hans Walcher

Birthday: 31.05.1959
In the air since: 1988
Favorite spots: Alpen, Oberjoch
Why skywalk: Very pleasant contact with the company. I get to try and fly the newest products. Awesome wings for “normal” pilots
Results/Goals: 1st place sport class 2009 (CAYENNE3); 3rd place 2015 (ARRIBA); 2nd place 2017 (CHILI4)

Martina Lang

Martina Lang

Birthday: January 18
In the air since: 1998
Favorite spots: Bridal Falls
Why skywalk: I choose skywalk because of their commitment to safety plus the gliders are the most fun I have ever flown! skywalk´s jet flaps have helped me land safely when getting “popped up” by thermals while flaring, and the performance I get out of my CHILI4 still amazes me, especially when it flies so smoothly through rough air.
Results/Goals: Top female at the Canadian Nationals twice; 4th place female at the Rat Race Sprint in Oregon, USA; 2nd place female on Task 2 at Ozone Chabre

Philipp Berger

Philipp Berger

Birthday: 10.07.1993
In the air since: 2014
Favorite spots: Pyhrn Priel / Kleinerberg (Sender)
Why skywalk: Most important for me is to be able to rely 100% on my equipment. With skywalk I have the perfect overall package that brings me to my goals.
Results/Goals: 2nd place Upper Austria championship XC 2017; 2nd place Bordairrace Chiemsee 2018; Goals: IronFly and Dolomiti Duperfly 2019 / Have as much fun in the air as possible

Paul Guschlbauer

Paul Guschlbauer

Birthday: 25.12.1983
In the air since:
Favorite spots:
Why skywalk:
Results/Goals: 3rd place Red Bull X-Alps 2015 & 2017; 2nd place Red Bull Dolomitenmann Overall Ranking 2015; 1st place Red Bull Dolomitenmann paragliding 2014; Alaska Adventures, Fly OVERLAND project coming 2018

David Lankmayer

David Lankmayer

Birthday: 24.06.1990
In the air since: 2009
Favorite spots: Lungau / Speiereck
Why skywalk: I’ve been convinced with skywalk since 2012. From the smallest miniwings to high level B wings such as CHILI and CUMEO up to competition machines like the POISON – skywalk has accompanied my flying career through every phase.
Results/Goals: 250 km FAI; several XC flights above unknown terrain; Supporter of Paul Guschlbauer at Red Bull X-Alps 2015 & 2017; Austrian league pilot; Main Goal: To have fun flying!

Michi Schneider

Michi Schneider

Birthday: 20.02.1987
In the air since: 2007
Favorite spots: Everywhere in the mountains
Why skywalk: Best lightweight products with high performance!
Results/Goals: –

Ralph Schlöffel

Ralph Schlöffel

Birthday: 22.11.1969
In the air since: 1990
Favorite spots: Pustertal; Thurntaler
Why skywalk: I’ve been with skywalk for a very, very long time now. Arne and I flew in the league back then.
Results/Goals: Vice-german Champion XC 2001

Markus Pscherrer

Markus Pscherrer

Birthday: 23.07.1968
In the air since: 1991
Favorite spots: Zillertal / Austria
Why skywalk: After more than 2000 take offs I still look forward to every flight! Goal: 200 FAI
Results/Goals: Simple: skywalk offers the best wings as regards to performance, quality and safety – It´s just so much fun to fly these gliders!

Uli Straßer

Uli Straßer

Birthday: 10.08.1962
In the air since: 1999
Favorite spots: Wherever it’s good for XC / Chiemgau
Why skywalk: Nice, innovative products, good team and great support from skywalk!
Results/Goals: Several podiums at the german XC Cup; Goals are to stay healthy and being able to enjoy flying as long as possible

Robert Mur

Robert Mur

Birthday: 08.02.1972
In the air since: 2001
Favorite spots: Dolomites/Rittnerhorn
Why skywalk: Pleasant team; Wings have great thermal behaviour
Results/Goals: Several flights over 100km; 2 times supporter at the Red Bull X-Alps (team Andy Frötscher); Goals: Flights over 200km; participate at Bordairrace

Tom Leitner

Tom Leitner

Birthday: 01.08.1987
In the air since: –
Favorite spots: Polster / Präbichl (Styria); Hochalm / Seckau
Why skywalk: skywalks product range offers everything I need. No matter if Hike&Fly equipment, XC wings or tandems
Results/Goals: 2x Austrian tandem champion + current austrian XC record holder in tandem flying; top 10 at Bordairlines

Peter Schwarz

Peter Schwarz

Birthday: 01.01.1981
In the air since: 2001
Favorite spots: Jaufen-Passeier / Vigiljoch
Why skywalk: skywalk offers the best equipment for Hike&Fly. It´s just so much fun to take the glider out of your backpack after a 3 h hike, play with it and fly.
Results/Goals: Italian champion sport class 2008; Winner of the Pseirercup 2008; Winner of South Tyrol Cup 2008; Pseirer champion 2017 & 2018

Matthias Zimmermann

Matthias Zimmermann

Birthday: 22.04.1987
In the air since: 2014
Favorite spots: Lechtal / Tannheimer Tal
Why skywalk: Hike&Fly for me is more than just a sport – it’s an approach to life! skywalk paragliders offers the best equipment for all my adventures!
Results/Goals: Most efficient bordairracer Kampendwan/Chiemsee 2018;

Nina Brümmer

Nina Brümmer

Birthday: 30.01.1967
In the air since: 1990
Favorite spots: Brauneck
Why skywalk: Innovative “german engineering” company
Results/Goals: 3 x world record holder

Adrian Keller

Adrian Keller

Birthday: 20.03.1979
In the air since: 1995
Favorite spots: Marbach, Rütiberg, Niesen, Fiesch
Why skywalk: Young, innovative company with awesome people and great products!
Results/Goals: X-Pyr 2016 & 2018; Flight over Matterhorn; XC-flights

Christof Wenger

Christof Wenger

Birthday: 02.07.1962
In the air since: 1988
Favorite spots: Jura (Switzerland); Mittelland (Switzerland); Berner Oberland (Switzerland)
Why skywalk: skywalk is a serious, likeable brand. Especially in EN-B and EN-C skywalk is a contributing player and one of the leading brands. The engagement at the Red Bull X-Alps 2017 found big regard within the scene. I hope to be able to practice this sport as long as I can – if I can help skywalk push their presence, I´m very happy!
Results/Goals: First flight from the Jura area to the alps that was documented in the XC 1994; First flight over 100 km in the Jura area that was documented in the XC 1995; Several successes in the XC-Contest since 1993

Torsten Kleint

Torsten Kleint

Birthday: 31.05.1976
In the air since: 1999
Favorite spots: Interlaken / Fanas / Kandel
Why skywalk: skywalk breaks new grounds, is innovative and offers a complete product range to fulfil all my dreams. With the new RANGE X-ALPS2 harness hike&fly expeditions with bivouacking become even more fun! The wings have high performance, are long lasting and 100% trustworthy – That´s what I need at my extreme Hike&Fly tours!
Results/Goals: Extreme Hike&Fly tours with climbing- and mountaineering in the alps (4000m)

Ralph Deleja-Hotko

Ralph Deleja-Hotko

Birthday: 30.06.1972
In the air since: 1991
Favorite spots: Hinterstoder; Stoderzinken; Grente
Why skywalk: skywalk has first class equipment with outstanding performance that I can rely on 100%.
Results/Goals: 3rd place African Open sports class 2003; 5 times Dolomitenmann participant; 210 km FAI

Helmut Blaim

Helmut Blaim

Birthday: 02.01.1962
In the air since: 1999
Favorite spots: Hochfelln
Why skywalk: Great team, awesome Hike&Fly products, Chiemgau based
Results/Goals: 3rd place OLC Sport Class 2017; flying in 6300 meters altitude in Himalaya

Achim Warbruck

Achim Warbruck

Birthday: 11.07.1958
In the air since: 1989
Favorite spots: Hochfelln & Speikboden
Why skywalk: Great wings, great service, great team!
Results/Goals: German XC cup: 3rd place 2001 sport class; 4th place 2017 standard class; 5th place 2013 sport class; 5th place 2002 sport class, several top-10 and top-20 ranks

Joachim Blum

Joachim Blum

Birthday: 24.02.1980
In the air since: 1995
Favorite spots: Predigtstuhl; Zwiesel; Hochfelln
Why skywalk: skywalk offers reliable and elaborate wings. As a teampilot I enjoy sharing my experiences with my team colleagues.
Results/Goals: 247km FAI (Hochfelln, June 2014); 4th place german XC championships standard class (2014); German junior champion 2008

Jeff Ambrose

Jeff Ambrose

Birthday: July 1974
In the air since: 2010
Favorite spots: Wasatch Mountains, Utah
Why skywalk: I choose skywalk because the products to me are the perfect balance between safety and performance.
Results/Goals: To me every flight begins and ends with the goal of a safe experience. What happens between the launch and the landing is a special gift. Sometimes that gift is a short flight out of the mountains, other times it is many miles across new and challenging terrain.

Goran Djurkovic

Goran Djurkovic

Birthday: 17.01.1982
In the air since: 1995
Favorite spots: Kula Vrsac
Why skywalk: Because of the level of profficiency and enthusiasm shown in the making of every piece of equipment. I am proud to be a part of the Skywalk pilot family!
Results/Goals: 2nd place at European Championship in Accuracy Landing 2012 and 2016; World Cup Superfinal 2016; 1st place World Air Games 2009

Mario Schmaranzer

Mario Schmaranzer

Birthday: 23.07.1982
In the air since: 2006
Favorite spots: Wilder Kaiser (Tyrol); Northern and Southern Alps, Dolomites
Why skywalk: Because of the level of profficiency and enthusiasm shown in the making of every piece of equipment. I am proud to be a part of the Skywalk pilot family!
Results/Goals: 264 km FAI Grente/IT; more than 300 XC Flights in the contest; 4th place Bordairline Kössen 2015; Supporter Red Bull X-Alps Team Austria 2011

Kilian Hallweger

Kilian Hallweger

Birthday: 28.05.1991
In the air since: 2014
Favorite spots: Hochgern, Kössen, Kampenwand
Why skywalk: Best Hike&Fly gear on the highest level
Results/Goals: 210 km FAI; New Zealand Hike&Fly

Armin Graf

Armin Graf

Birthday: 25.03.1964
In the air since: 1993
Favorite spots: Swiss Plateau / Weissenstein
Why skywalk: skywalk has a big range of wings with best quality and great design. I also like the direct handling and high safety.
Results/Goals: 216 km flight with Adrian Keller

Tom Walder

Tom Walder

Birthday: 01.10.1975
In the air since: 1993
Favorite spots: Brazil, Zillertal / Melchboden
Why skywalk: Good wings, good support
Results/Goals: 7x Austrian national champion; 300km FAI

Horst Altmann

Horst Altmann

Birthday: 24.09.1966
In the air since: 1996
Favorite spots: Bavarian pre-alps; South Tyrol; Coasts of the world; Hike&Fly launch sites
Why skywalk: skywalk is a fresh and innovative paragliding manufacturer with many interesting products and a pleasant team. Especially the modern focus on Hike&Fly and lightweight products conforms my personal interests.
Results/Goals: German record biplace FAI 2013; OLC biplace 2nd place 2013; OLC biplace 3rd place 2014; OLC biplace 4th place 2016; Bordairrace 2017 8th place