Cloudbase Mayhem

By gavin mcclurg | Podcast related to human flight- Dissecting excellence to learn to fly safe and far is our mission

Episode 61- Marko Hrgetic Hrga and How to Fly FAST!

Marko doing some warped cruising over the volcano de Toluca at 5300 meters<p>Marko Hrgetic Hrga has been flying World Cups for the past 11 years and has …

Gliders

Want to Learn Acro? Start with the right kit.

Full stalls with the EGravity are hard to get wrong<p>Let me be clear. I am not an acro aficionado by a long stretch. After learning some of the basics- …

Episode 60- Lisa Hope Tilstra and taking your first steps…into the magic

Lisa Hope Tilstra articulates the perspective all of us can relate to as pilots as she’s a total newbie- as a brand new pilot she’s going through …

Episode 59- Christoph Weber and Behind the Veil of the Red Bull X-Alps

Christoph Weber has been the race director of the Red Bull X-Alps since 2007. This episode dives into the behind-the-scenes for our fans of the show …

Episode 58- Théo De Blic and becoming a professional

Théo De Blic is one of the new generation of professional acro pilots who has been staggering audiences around the world with his incredibly …

Episode 57- Phil Glutz and Confidence, Complacency and Chasing it

Phil puts a smile on his passengers face!<p>Recorded live from Mexico! During the Pre PWC in Zapoltitic I had the honor to sit down with Phil Glutz, a …

Christmas Bonus Episode with Chrigel Maurer!

<b>For a limited time only (December 15-30, 2017) listeners of the Mayhem can get a 10% discount on a Garmin InReach device. Visit garmin.com and use</b> …

Episode 56- Miguel Gutierrez and a century of flight

For all of us who make the yearly winter migration to Valle De Bravo, Mexico we have Miguel Gutierrez and his incredible Alas Del Hombre team to …

Gliders

Episode 55- Xandi Meschuh and building a foundation

Xandi doing his THANG<p>Xandi Meschuh has been in the flying game since the very beginning. He learned to fly RC planes from his father, a pilot before …

Episode 54- Dustin Martin and finding the magic

Dustin doing what he does best<p>In 2012 Dustin Martin beat out legendary Red Bull pilot Jonny Durand by a couple kilometers in Texas to go farther than …

Episode 53- Gavin reviews the 2017 Red Bull X-Alps

Gavin McClurg (USA1) prepares for flight during Red Bull X-Alps on Mangart, Slovenia (TP 2) on July 5, 2017. Photo Vitek Ludvig<p>This episode went up a …

Episode 52- Pal Takats X-Alps, Acro, and what you can do to stay safe

Pal Takats (HUN) performs during the Red Bull X-Alps in Lermoos, Austria on July 6th, 2017<p>Pal Takats began flying 16 years ago in the flatlands of …

Episode 51- Sailplane radness, the Perlan Project, Imagining the Possibilities

The Perlan project hopes to get to 90,000 feet<p>Imagine an engineless airplane reaching the edge of space. Crazy? Impossible? In this episode of the …

Episode 46- Reavis Sutphin-Gray and increasing your toolkit

<b>Thermal hotspots:</b> https://thermal.kk7.ch/ To download waypoints click the download icon in the toolbar on the left. The download will be based on …

Southern California

Episode 45- Chrigel Maurer and becoming an Eagle

Chrigel talks about his training, what goes into the lead-up to the X-Alps and other adventure races?<p>Mental vs physical training and what sets him …

Episode 44- Caroline Paul and Overcoming Fear

Caroline Paul presenting at TED- listen to her talk here.<p>“Gutsy girls skateboard, climb trees, clamber around, fall down, scrape their knees, get …

Paraglider

Episode 43- Matt Wilkes and Emergency Medicine, Hypoxia, and Extreme Physiology for Pilots

Tom De Dorlodot tests some of the FreeFlightPhysiology high altitude equipment in the Karakoram, Pakistan<p>This is probably the most critical podcast …

Episode 41- Chris Santacroce and Set Ups for Success

Chris Santacroce has been a pillar in human flight for nearly thirty years. A long time Red Bull Air Force athlete; co-owner and founder of Superfly …

Episode 40- Bill Belcourt Your Questions Answered!

<b>Fabian Perez</b>:Can you talk a little about thermaling when reaching top of the thermal, some tips when to leave the thermal and go on glide? How these …

Episode 39- Antoine Laurens and a Lifetime of Life Lessons

Antoine Laurens on the Sierra Vol Biv in 2012- see the full video here.<p>Antoine Laurens began flying in 1992 when he was just seventeen years old. …

Episode 37- The Groundhandling Podcast

Ground handling is the cornerstone of being a good, safe pilot. But of all the most important foundational building blocks you can practice it is …

Episode 36- Nick Neynens and the art of Vol Biv

Nick celebrates finishing the X-Alps<p>Nick Neynens began paragliding a decade ago after his love of the mountains drew him to the sport. In 2015 he …

Countdown to the 2017 Red Bull X-Alps

My basic X-Alps kit- Niviuk Klimber, Sup’Air Strike harness, Salewa Mtn Trainers, XC Tracer Vario, Garmin InReach, Lightweight Patagonia clothing, …

Episode 34- Tom Payne and Insights into our world

Tom Payne having an epic high day at 4500M over the Bernese Oberland in the Alps<p>Tom Payne competed in the 2009 X-Alps and was Jon Chambers supporter …

Episode 31- Russ Ogden, a Masters Class in Paragliding

We’ve got a VERY special episode for you this Holiday Season. Ozone test pilot and world cup crusher Russ Ogden, one of the great living legends of …

Episode 30- Michael “Micky” Sigel and building greatness

Michael “Micky” Sigel began flying before most people learn how to drive a car. His early talent and passion got him on the Advance team when he was …

Episode 28- Max Marien and the ACRO pursuit

• Risk and having kids- does it change?<br>• Best place to train acro?<br>• How to safely get into acro and how to progress<br>• Acro competitions<br>• How to stay motivated …

Episode 26 Kelly Farina and Mastering Paragliding

• Kelly discusses the importance of the “toolbox”<br>• The difference between unconscious competence and luck<br>• The dangers of flying for distance, and why …

Episode 25- Kari Castle and flying for life

Flying the Owens Valley, California<p>Kari Castle has been flying for 35 years. You name it, she’s flown it. Hangliders, paragliders, paramotors, speed …