Gabrielle Van der Steen

Swing Speedflying Team

, Year of Birth: 1974, Pilot since: 2001 paragliding, 2009 speed riding

Glider: Spitfire 8

Sponsor: Swing,

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Best Comp Results / Records

  • 2nd ladie french speed riding championship 2012 (1st at the freeride )
  • 1 speedriding descent of La Verte (mytic summit of Chamonix) with Philippe Collet, winter 2012,
  • took part of the first alpes traverse mixing ski tooring, speed riding and mountainering, winter 2012
  • participate at the first girl paragliding world cup in Ager, year 2010


Hobbies: flying, skiing, moutainering, climing, yoga, ski touring, hikking, wine, ...

Music: loreena mc kennitt, sigur rôs, coco rosie, maggy star, ...

I fly Swing because

I fly swing because: I want to enjoy my speedriding runs, make them easy, technical and great :-) be under a safe, playable and easy to use glider I want to win the comps! (girls)

I like

my son, nices things, mountains, nature, sports, being "connected" with my environement, ..

I dislike

injustice, feeling bad, corruption, ...


keep on doing nice things , doing more moutainering, speedride some summits and nice moutains.., travel a lot of countrys, ...

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