Cloudbase Mayhem Podcast

The Cloudbase Mayhem podcast is where you will find fascinating and educational interviews with the best free-flight pilots in the world. If you fly a hanglider or paraglider, if you fly acro or cross country, the Cloudbase Mayhem podcast is where we glean how the great pilots of the world get there. Hosted by Red Bull X-Alps pilot, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year and current holder of the North American foot launch record, Gavin McClurg. Follow me on Instagram @gavinmcclurg or on Facebook @ facebook.com/gavinnmcclurg or Twitter on @cloudbasemayhem.

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Episode 136- Rene Falquier and the ABC’s of Glider Design


Many of our listeners have been requesting more shows on gear and especially what goes into wing design. Here you go! Rene Falquier recently completed a year-long aeronautics and engineering thesis with BGD in France.


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   1h20m
 
 

Episode 135 – Tim Pentreath and Vol Biv


Tim Pentreath has been flying paragliders for over 30 years. The new frontier for Tim's flying the last few years has been multi-day bivvy trips in the Alps and this episode is dedicated to that art form in flying.


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   1h40m
 
 

Episode 134- Martin Henry and a lifelong pursuit


Need a good laugh? Kick back and listen to Martin Henry, a Canadian Hang glider and paraglider who has been chasing free flight for almost 50 years tell some really fun stories. Get on board as we travel around the world, learn how to thermal,


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 2020-12-17  1h54m
 
 

Episode 133- Malin Lobb and Wing Control


Malin Lobb is the co-owner of Flyeo paragliding in Annecy with Fabien Blanco. He was one of the founders of the British Racing Academy, is a keen world cup comp pilot and an experienced SIV and paragliding instructor.


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 2020-12-05  1h57m
 
 

Episode 132- Bastienne Wentzel and the Beginner’s Guide to Paragliding


Bastienne Wentzel is a professional science writer, editor of Lift magazine and assistant pilot instructor based in the Netherlands. A few years ago she became frustrated with the lack of comprehensive, correct information available for newer pilots tr...


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 2020-11-18  1h2m
 
 

Episode 131- Ferdinand Van Shelven takes on his 5th X-Alps


Ferdinand (aka "Ferdy") Van Shelven, "The Flying Dutchman" is returning for his 5th Red Bull X-Alps this June. Ferdy has been in the top 7 in all of his previous 4 campaigns from 2011 to 2017. How has a pilot from the flatlands of the Netherlands becom...


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 2020-11-05  1h14m
 
 

Episode 130- Instruments and chasing beauty with Koni Schafroth


Koni Schafroth has been flying over 30 years, but you're not going to find him chasing distance and trying to win XContest. Koni pursues free flight for the beauty and tapping into the incredible emotion that flying provides.


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 2020-10-23  52m
 
 

Episode 129- Piedrahita, Wild Stories, Accident hindsights and more with Steve Ham


Steve Ham's fascination with flying began with hang gliders in 1981, which subsequently ended any attempt at a serious career path. In 1991 Steve discovered Piedrahita in Spain and began a crusade to put the site on the world map for flying and competi...


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 2020-10-09  1h56m
 
 

Episode 128- Ari in the Air and the philosophy of flight


In this entertaining and thought-provoking podcast with Ari Delashmutt, a big mountain skier, world-record highliner, paraglider, film maker, and pursuer of the absurd we take on what is sometimes the hardest question of all. Why?


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 2020-09-25  1h30m
 
 

Episode 127- Hypoxia, Cold, Accident and Reserve Studies and more with Dr. Matt Wilkes


ER and Critical Care physician and paragliding hound Matt Wilkes returns to the Mayhem to share the takeaways from several large studies he's been involved with since his last talk three years ago on hypoxia and cold; the most comprehensive study done ...


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 2020-09-10  2h12m