Red Bull X-Alps

Saddening loss for the paragliding world

Swiss pilot and Red Bull X-Alps athlete 30-year-old Peter von Bergen died in a tragic paragliding accident in Switzerland on Saturday, March 19.

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Peter von Bergen was well known for his love of flying, his broad smile and enthusiasm.

He competed in Red Bull X-Alps 2015 and came thirteenth, reaching Monaco in 11 days and 12 hours.

We are deeply saddened by this tragic news and our thoughts are with his friends and family.