Date of Birth 26 January 1982
Country South Africa
Primary Sport Paragliding
Other Sports Surfing, Longboard Skating
Proudest Moment My first 100km+ flight was a dream come true. Riding a thermal to 3000m AGL was an epic moment too!
Dreams and Aspirations To fly, fly and then fly some more.
Career Highlights Finishing 1st as a novice in my first Paragliding competition. Flying six 100km+ flights as a rookie to finish third in the Western Cape XC paragliding league.
A bit about yourself My old man was a paratrooper and dreamed of flying. It must be genetic. As a teen I dabbled in RAW sports like skydiving, bungee jumping and surfing but it wasn’t until I lived in Thailand after school that I discovered paragliding. I was hooked before I’d even started. Becoming a qualified paraglider pilot and getting kitted up took many years, but I held onto the dream and in 2014 free flight became my reality. Now every flight is a dream come true. Every moment in the air an opportunity to tune into the elements and be free. For me, flying is the ultimate freedom.