Paragliding Talk Ep. #210


Max Marien sits down with Robert Michaels to discussion his new company Max Acro Paragliding.

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Up, Up. and Away w/ Paraglider Pilot Max Marien: Papa Geoffs America


Papa Geoff's America takes to the skies today with paraglider pilot & instructor Max Marien from the Torrey Pines Gliderport in La Jolla California. Make sure your seat belts are fastened and your seat backs and tray tables are in their full-upright-and-locked position. Let's go up, up, and away with Captain Max.

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Cloud based Mayhem Ep. 28- Max Marien and the ACRO pursuit


Max Marien broke the Infinity Tumbling record after jumping out of a helicopter in 2012, going right up and over his wing an incredible 374 times. Max started flying at the tender age of 12 and makes his living flying tandems at the Torrey Pines Glider port. He’s been frequently requested on the show and this talk is awesome. Whether you are pursuing acro or not, there’s a lot of great knowledge and advice here, including how risk changes after you have kids; how to get into acro; the most common cause of accidents; the most dangerous maneuver (you might be surprised); the scariest maneuver; a ton of info on reserves and their use; safe ways to progress and a lot more. Enjoy!

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After the Twist comes the Tumble Flip


The latest trend is to twist all the existing acro manoeuvres. In Southern California, Max Marien takes it to the next level… Californian acro pilot Max Marien* demonstrates a surprising new manoeuvre, the Tumble Flip. A trick which has even surprised some of the world’s best acro pilots ! Max adds a new dimension to the Tumble by swinging his harness a full rotation whilst tumbling.

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