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Helmut Schrempf


Helmut Schrempf


  • Nationality
  • Birthday
    April 1, 1983
  • Occupation
  • Residence
    Gröbming (Austria)
  • Experience
  • Wing
    NOVA Xenon
  • Harness
    NOVA Artus
  • Helmet
    SUPAIR Pilot

Thomas Kogelbauer


  • Nationality
  • Residence
    casaGrafenbach (Österreich)

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What is your greatest sporting success?
Participation in the Red Bull X-Alps 2019, Prealpitour, Eigertour, Dolomitisuperfly, Boardairce Austria, Dolomitenmann.

When and why did you start paragliding?
In 2003 my paragliding life started for me and I discovered a new passion. My path brought me to flight instruction and safety trainer. Up until 5 years ago the Hike and Fly was a hobby, the stimulus to compete with others started 5 years ago with a friend so I can’t wait to get back in the race.

What is your mountaineering experience?
A few years of sport climbing, canyoning, mountaineering in the local mountains. Via ferratas with hike and fly, trail running. Hike and fly whenever I can.

What does your typical training week consist of?
It’s about 4-5 days of running, Hike and Fly, Skimo, Hometrainer some gym and some Yoga

What are your best and worst sporting memories?
One of the best, shure the take-off from the skyscraper in Dubai. When I fell into the wing while learning the Infinity.

Why did you choose the X-Pyr?
Because it’s amazing!!!!!

Have you participated in the X-Pyr before? How was it?
No, I tried in 2020.

Have you flown in the Pyrenees before? What do you think about them?
No at the moment and I cant wait to fly there! It looks so amazing!

What will your strategy be during the race?
The strategy will be: do our best and quickly adapt to the local conditions. And having a lots of fun in this adventure.

What excites you most about X-Pyr?
I’ll tell you about that after the competition.

What scares you the most about the event?
Mmmm, I think there is nothing ??

Why will he/she make a good assistant?
He is a very good friend and I don’t know anyone who is so versatile and flexible.

Anything else you like to comment?
We hope for a mega race this year, with which we can give you a good show with exciting flights and tactical decisions that will hopefully lead us to the front places. Let’s RACE !!


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