Aaron Durogati (ITA1) poses for portrait during the Red Bull X-Alps preparations in Wagrain, Austria on June 12, 2019

AaronDurogati

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  • Nationality: Italy
  • Date of birth: 05 June 1986
  • Profession: paragliding pilot
  • Supporter: Elisabeth Egger
  • Glider: Omega Xalps 3 21,8
  • Sponsors: Red Bull, Salewa, Dr. Zipe, Geomag, Powertraveller, Advance, Dynafit, PureEncapsulation

When and why did you begin paragliding?2001, my father was a pilot.

Do you paraglide competitively? List rankings and events.2 times paragliding World Cup champion Red Bull Dolomitenman winner in paragliding section 2 times Red Bull Elements winner in paragliding section Red Bull X-Alps finisher 6th and 7th X-Pyr finisher 2nd and 3rd Italian champion in paragliding

What is your mountaineering experience?Skitouring, Steepskiing (first descent), ice climbing and rock climbing.

What is your paragliding experience?16 years of flying.

What is your adventure racing / endurance sport experience?3 editions of Red Bull X-Alps.

What does your typical training week consist of?In winter I train a lot by skitouring and going to the gym. In summer by bicycle and running.

What are your best and worst adventure/flying moments?I had too many of both.

What are the sporting moments you are most proud of?To be the only pilot so far to have won two Paragliding World Cup Super Finals

When and how did you first hear about Red Bull X-Alps?When I was 16 years old.

Have you competed in Red Bull X-Alps before and if so, when?2013, 2015, 2017

What appeals to you about Red Bull X-Alps?The adventure

What will be your strategy during the race?To fly as much as possible and make the right decisions when flying.

Why do you think you will make it to the finish?I already did it two times.

What scares you the most about the event?To have health problems that I can't predict.

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