Meet Our Team
Mike has been involved in aerial sports for over 30 years starting in 1992 when he served as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division of the United States Army. After leaving the military he got into civilian skydiving for a number of years before discovering Paragliding in 2004. Three years after getting into paragliding he earned his instructor rating and began teaching. He currently holds an advanced instructor rating and advanced tandem instructor rating through the United States Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association (USHPA) and an powered paragliding instructor rating through the ASC.
Skills: P1 – P4 Certification, Cross Country, Tandem Instruction, Towing, XC Instructor, Reserve Repacks, SIV, Aerobatics, PPG.
Daniel began his passion for flying in 2014. As a school teacher, instruction has been a natural progression for him in the sport of paragliding. His calm and patient demeanor gives students the space to progress at their own pace with confidence. Daniel loves sharing the experience of free flight with newcomers and the opportunities for human connection it affords. He views paragliding as a tool for self-knowledge and an exquisite way to commune with nature.
Joe began teaching in 2006 and has taught hundreds of students in the U.S. Panama and Costa Rica The best part of teaching for Joe is the look on an students face after their first flight!
US Team member for the Red Bull X-Alps Honza has represented the US – 5 times in the X-Alps. He has pioneered many of the most popular XC routes in the Western US and South America.