Claire Garnesson


She is a little bit crazy, she likes to stay in bed in the morning (except on flyable days) and she loves chocolate cakes! Paragliding? She randomly started 5 years ago as a university sport. She could have chosen ping-pong but it didn’t sound as exciting. Back home after her first course she watched acro videos. “That’s what I want to do!” so of course she’s now flying XC. She travelled a lot, spent a year in New Zealand where she enjoyed amazing landscapes and great hike & fly with a crazy bunch of happy pilots. She flew several 100+ km XCs in the French Southern Alps, and she’s working on bigger ones (just waiting for the sun to be back). Be careful, she can get really moody if she sinks out (she bites)! Otherwise she is very enthusiastic and cheerful! She might be planning a bivvy-fly adventure through the alps this summer and a long trip to Chile… [to be continued]


  • Age : 30
  • Flying since 2013
  • Current kit : BGD Riot
  • Gig : Microbiologist
  • Activities : Paragliding, rock climbing, hiking, skiing


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