Team members of Outdoor-Scouts:
Director, Tandem Pilot & Tour Guide
- Born 1965, paragliding since 1989: long distance flights, Hike & Fly, discover foreign countries.
- Many years working at paragliding company NOVA and supporting partners worldwide.
- The many years of traveling and the worldwide contacts were the inspiration for the Outdoor-Scouts, with the goal of offering extraordinary trips that normally no other organization does.
- Born in 1962 in Niedersachsen.
- After completing studies in process technology, moved to southern Germany in 1989 and began paragliding. From '94 - '97 he was employed by paragliding companies.
- Up to 2003 he was a paragliding instructor and paragliding school owner. Since then he has worked as a freelance flight instructor, journalist and book author. In 1998 he received his hang gliding certification.
- For ten years he has flown in the German Paragliding League and participated in many national and international competitions and world cups. He holds several national and world flying records of which some are still current.
- His biggest passion is cross country flying. After participating for ten years in the German XC championship he was able to fulfill his dream in 2004: he won in the sports class. In the meantime he was a 5-time German champion in cross country flying. He holds the German record of 397 km in straight flight distance ("Freier Strecke").
- Has been flying hang gliders and paragliders since 1985.
- Ski touring guide for the German Alpine Club.
- Team leader of the German Hang Gliding National Team at the world championships in Mexico 2015.
- Several alpine expeditions in South America / Patagonia and Nepal.