Petra Krausova

Petra Krausova is an active competition glider pilot. She was born in the 27th of July 1977 in Prague. She has enjoyed sport activities since her childhood. When she was fifteen she took up paragliding.
In 1996 she became a glider pilot and a member of the Czech national team, in 2000 she became a professional pilot. She became also a trainer. Currently she is living in Krkonose mountains which is the most appropriate place to prepare for the next yearsī gliding cups and competitions.
She participated in several championships and brought a medal from world cups in Mexico, Italy, France, Turkey and South Korea. She won 2002 World cup competitions and repeated her success also in the World cup in 2003 when she acquired the World Champion title.


1994 The beginning of the sports carrier
1st place in the Czech championship
1995 The winner of the Czech league
1st place in the Czech Championship
1996 Membership in the Czech national team
the winner of the Czech league
1st place in the Czech Championship
1997 Participation in the World cup in Castejon in Spain
the winner of the Czech league
1st place in the Czech Championship
1998 Participation in the European Championship in Piedrahita in Spain
the winner of the Spanish Championship, Nordic Championship and the Czech league
1st place in the Czech Championship
1999 Participation in the World Cup in Pinzgau in Austria
2000 4th place Paragliding World Cup
Participation in the Europe Championship in Garmish Partenkirchen in Germany
2001 2nd place Paragliding World Cup
4th place PWC Sierra Nevada, Spain
2002 1st place Paragliding World Cup
5th place European Championship in Tolmin, Slovenia
2003 1st place Paragliding World Cup
1st place World Championship in Portugal
1st place PWC Japan
1st place PWC Switzerland
2nd place PWC France
1st place German Open
1st place in Berchtesgaden
2004 1st place Paragliding World Cup
1st place European Championship
1st place Czech Paragliding Open
1st place PWC Turkey
1st place PWC France
1st place PWC Italy
1st place International German Championship
1st place on the French National Championship
1st place on the International PG Swiss Championship
2005 2nd place Paragliding World Cup
1st place Czech Championship, Slovenia
2nd place PWC Italy
3rd place PWC Serbia
2nd palce PWC France
1st place Pre-PWC Czech Republic
1st place PWC Bulgaria
4th place World Championship, Brasil
2006 1st place Czech Championship, Italy
1st place European Championship

 


Tomas Brauner

Born on 7.10.1970, paragliding, kitesurfing.
To paragliding turns Tomas for 14 years as test and acrobatic pilot.


2001
Tomas has successfully started the competitive path

2003
17th place on PWC Reunion
7th place on PWC Japana
11th place on the World Championship
3rd place German Open 2003
2nd place Xceara 2003

2004
Tomas got the Czech paragliding champion title again
3rd place European Championship
1st place Paragliding Czech Open
2nd place PWC Turkey
1st place XCearŠ


2005
9th place Paragliding World Cup
7th place Czech Championship, Slovenia
4th place PWC Serbia
10th place PWC France 

2006
2nd place PWC Brasil
12th place PWC Austria
3rd place Czech Championship, Italy
3rd place European Championship
3rd place PWC Swiss

 

 


Martin Orlik



Born in 1973 in Prostejov. Double Czech champion in karate. Very friendly man.

He began fly in Idaho in sommer 2000 like autodidact

In first year of  pwc competition career he came to mac team, that was in 2003.

Before these he devoted sport climbing and traveled around the world and looked for the most beutiful montains, he likes listening music during fly for complete spatio-temporal feeling.

Sometimes he is hunting for perfect powder snow on snowboard. He is also riding on bicycle in single track x-country.

He try get some photos of the world around.

 



2002
1st place US Paragliding Nationals 02

2003
17th place Paragliding World Cup
1st place US Paragliding Nationals 03
7th place German Open


2004
16th place Paragliding World Cup
5th place PWC France
2nd place XCearŠ


2005
4th place Paragliding World Cup
1st place Czech Championship, Slovenia
2nd place PWC Italy
7th place PWC Serbia
9th place Ratitovec Open

2006
3rd place PWC Brasil
2nd place PWC Austria
1st place Czech Championship, Italy
 

Martin Orlik Interview

 


Greg Blondeau



 www.azoom.ch
33 years old

French Team pilot

Technical Director of the paragliding school Air Aile in Strasbourg (France) www.airaile.org
Passion for Paragliding and specialy around the world in competition.
Hobbies: Skydive, Paramotor.


Greg learn paragliding with AirAile in 1994. He start competition in 1997

in acro and XC.     

ACRO COMPETITIONS:

1997

1st place  Red Bull Par'acro 1997
1st place  Red Bull Vertigo 1997 (Mac Heaven)


1998
1st place  Swatch Acro cup 1998 (Mac Heaven)
2nd place Red Bull Vertigo 1998 (Mac Heaven)

XC COMPETITIONS:

2000                                                                                                                                           Best distance in XC: 291km in brasil (Quixada)  2000
2nd in X-Ceara (Bresil) 2000

2002                                                                                                                                            7th World Cup La CLusaz

2003
4th in the french championship

2004
5th in the french championship

2005
2nd World Cup Bulgaria  (Mac Magus)

2006
8th World Cup Brasil  (Mac Magus)
1st place  PWC Austria
7th place  PWC Swiss


Urban Valic  



 

Born in december 1979 live in Ajdovscina Slovenija.

Start flying with sailplanes when I was 15 and later change to paragliding scene.

Other activits kitesurfing.

2003

6th place OLC nacional  cross Alps 245km XC flight

2004

1st place Ratitovecopen 

1st place PRE-PWCBulgaria

2nd place PRE-PWC Serbia

2nd place Slovenian open

2nd place Polish open

11th place German open

4th place Czech open  

2005

4th place PWC Bulgaria

8th place PWC Serbia

16th place PWC  Portugal

14th place PWC Overal

2006

2nd place Caribbean XC Challenge

1st place Swiss Championship

5th place Slovanian Championship

1st place Turkish Championship

2nd place Hungarian Championship

1st place Croatian Championship

 


Aljaz Valic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Was born 25.01.1979 live in Ajdovscina Slovenia

Start flying with sailplanes 16 years old after five years flying with it change to paragliders.Hobbies kitesurfing walking.

2003

4th place  OLC nacional

1st place Polish open

10th place  German open

2004

2. Ratitovec open

1st place PRE-PWC Serbia

1st place Slovenian open

1st place Polish open

6th placeCzech open

13th place German open

28th place European championship

2005

5th place PWC Bulgaria

14th place PWC Portugal

19th place PWC Overal

6th place Slovenian open

1st place  Ratitovec open

1st place Slo.leauge

2006

1st place Caribbean XC Challenge

7th place Swiss Championship

13th place European Championship

1st place Slovanian Championship

5th place Turkish Championship

1st place Hungarian Championship

 


Juraj Kleja



Born in 1974.
MAC test pilot


2003
1st place Czech league
19th place PWC France


2004
7th place Paragliding Grand Prix

 

 

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