Jarno Junnonaho

finland

Jarno Junnonaho is a proud father of 4 boys, working at his own taxi and bus company in Finland, Oulu region. Jarno spends his spare time in a caravan, traveling around Scandinavia by summer and on winter he parks the trailer at the skiing resort for winter activities. From childhood he was a keen volunteer at the fire department, and after reaching the age of 18 he became part of his hometown firedepartment for a decade. With an outgoing personality and enjoying the extreme his next adventure took him under waters, while practicing diving he always had his mind longing for the skyes… This wish was fulfilled in 2016 when he took part at a paragliding course. After getting the licence his world literary opened and it has taken him to many different flying sites in Europe. During this journey he has found lots of friends from all over the world. In 2019 Jarno had one goal, fly over 100km, and he did 99km in Bulgaria. This goal was transfered to the 2020 season. This year he flew 237km with his Cure 2, so he is still after that 100km he skipped when flying over 200km. He chose BGD and the Cure 2 because of the good reeviews on safety issues, competitive character and of course for its beautiful colours.

#Cross Country

  • Age : 41
  • Flying since 2016
  • Current kit : Cure 2
  • Top sites : Falasarna Crete Mountain Saana Finland Annecy “teeth” Bulgaria “Soviet union” monument
  • Gig : Entrepreneur
  • Bad weather fillers : Floorball, Golf, Diving
Teammates

Achievements

    2019 Annecy lake triangle
    2019, Annecy 76km
    2019 Bulgaria 99km
    2020 finland 237km