Peter Henke lives in Ingelheim, Germany, and is one of the young and talented riders to look out. He has been circling the FMB World Tour scene for years now but 2013 was a breakthrough year for the German rider: After his top ten results at Vienna Air King (Vienna, AUT), King of Dirt (Riva, ITA) and Red Bull Berg Line (Winterberg, GER) he started in Munich as the first and only German MTB rider at the legendary X Games and ended up as one of the best ten riders.
Shortly afterwards, at Colorado Freeride Festival (Winter Park, USA), he celebrated his first spot on the podium at a FMB World Tour Gold event: thanks to an impressive second final run featuring a double backflip, he came shy of only Martin Soderstrom, a more than worthy rival. Further invitations to the top events of the year, Red Bull Joyride (Whistler, CAN) and Red Bull Rampage (Utah, USA) followed which he couldn’t attend due to an injury.
To keep his performance curve growing as steeply as 2013, Pete’s preparations are centered around his new compound in his hometown Ingelheim: with diggers and plenty of earth, he is working on the perfect jumps for a personal training ground. Additionally the Canyon team rider was working on several filming projects in 2014.
The Thermal flight offers the feeling of the thermals in the air during the flight and the paraglider is a bit longer.
Your tandem pilot will be looking through the power of the sun, causing updrafts. Besides, many circles are flown and maintained constantly at new sites for even better thermals out. Using these thermals your tandem pilot can extend the flight time artificially.
Please note: By mid-September the thermals are usually strong enough to extend the flight. In other seasons there can be only for a single day.
Often filming and photography are possible during the thermal flights due to the still relatively quiet conditions in the air.
After 15 – 30 minutes, you begin with the landing. Many passengers already dreaming for the next paragliding flight…
-Detailed briefing on the launch, flight, landing phases with your tandem pilot.
-We have assured the tandem flight, your pilot signs all flight insurance in your presence.
-During the preparation you get a helmet, gloves, and in bad weather a flight suit.
-Tandem flight together with your pilot.
Flight time 10-25 minutes
Total time 1.5 Hours
Our much desired Couples flight variation, which can be optionally selected for each type, leads us to this special offer. You get two flights, images, train tickets, food, and a glass of sparkling wine.
With our Couple Flight EXCLUSIVE, we offer a complete package that leaves nothing unfulfilled. We think it’s important for couples to really share the experience of “best moments between heaven and earth”.
The tandem pilots pursue the goal to fly as close as possible and our guests get the opportunity to see each other in the air, watching the flight of their partner and enjoying the experience together.
Immediately after landing, the pilot team is not trying to let the togetherness tear. With a glass of champagne and a dinner (on request with the pilot) on the famous Fliegerbar at the landing site in Kössen, the shared experience continues.
The digital images made during the flight will be presented to you to preserve the memories for a long time.
-Thorough training for two people: take-off, flight, landing phases with your tandem pilot.
-You are insured with us, your pilot signs all insurance in your presence.
-You get a helmet, gloves, and in bad weather a flight suit
-Two tandem flights together with your pilot. If desired, you may drive yourself!
-Digital images from the tandem flight.
-Champagne after landing at the landing site.
-Dinner with the tandem pilot.
-Two ascents with Kössener Unterberghorn train for free.
Flight time 30-60 minutes
Total time 2.5 Hours