paraglider pilot since 1987, 3-times Argentine National
Paragliding Champion, and twice sub-champion. Luis is the
current distance record holder in Argentina with 157 miles
(254 km). Has taken part in many World Cups and World Championships
from Verbier 1999 onward, and obtained third place Serial
Class in the 1999 Red Bull Wings Over Aspen competition.
Tandem pilot as well as an Advanced and SIV paragliding
instructor in different flying areas of Argentina and Chile.
4-years President of the Federación Argentina de
Vuelo Libre (Argentine Free Flight Federation) and 4-years
more as full member of the Federation Committee. He has
devised the License scheme for paragliding pilots granted
by the AFFF and applicable since 1994 up to the present.
Since 1999, Luis regularly organizes flying trips for pilots,
standing out those to France/2001 that included both Argentine
and Chilean participants up to a number of 28. Has organized,
as well, many trips to Iquique with groups of 10 to 20 pilots.
Since 2000 he coordinates the PAMPACROSS, a flying-event
in Argentina's grassy plains aimed at the practice of distance
flight and attended by pilots from Argentina and other countries.
Has been and flied in most flying sites of Argentina, Chile
and Bolivia. Luis speaks Spanish, English, German, French,
and Portuguese, and lives in Bariloche, Argentina.
de la Serna
strongly attached to mountainous life and environment. Paraglide
pilot since 1999 as well as instructor of the Escuela AltaAventura
(High Adventure School), has obtained his license from the
Argentine Free Flight Federation. Practices mountain sports
such as andinism and hiking. A genuine "gaucho",
they say he was born on horseback.
Gonzalo has organized the Encuentro Nacional de Cuesta del
Obispo (Cuesta del Obispo National Meeting) as well as many
flying trips in Argentina and Bolivia, participating in
many others. Pioneer in the exploration of new flying areas
in La Paz and Cochabamba, Bolivia, has flied in most of
the main sites of Argentina and northern Chile. As he has
learned to fly in mountainous terrain, has "opened"
new takes off in the Province of Salta.
32-years, manager of Internet enterprises . He founded the
Club de Parapentes del Norte (North's Paragliders Club),
that gathers all the pilots of the province
de Tour y datos relacionados
Competencia de Cross Country en la Pampa Argentina