Pilot: Jacob Hildebrand
Profession & Advocation: Environmental Engineer who enjoys Triathlons and endurance sports in his spare time!
Rating: P2 (w/ HA, 360, FSL, and FL) with Peak to Peak Paragliding in 2012
Instructor: Kay Tauscher of Peak to Peak Paragliding
Residence: Lafayette, Colorado. 40 flights as of mid-August 2012
Wing: Nova-Ion Light 23
Harness: Gin Verso.
Reserve: Gin Yeti.
Total system weight: 23 lbs.
Highest altitude launch to date =10,000 msl (with density altitude = close to 12K), Kenosha Pass, CO. Enjoying higher wind reverse inflations and plan on Over Water course with Chris Santacroce in Fall of 2012.
Goals: trail run and fly off mountains (hike n’ fly the big stuff); gaining and improving upon my flying proficiency, with some grace and an emphasis on safety (as my instructor taught me!) at launch, in the air, and during landings.