Exclusive Interview: Chrigel Maurer

Cross Country caught up with Red Bull X-Alps 2011 champion just after he landed in Monaco. In this candid interview, Chrigel and supporter Thomas Theurillat talk about just how they managed to win the Red Bull X-Alps for the second consecutive race. Full report of the Red Bull X-Alps coming in issue 137 of Cross Country Magazine.


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2 Responses to “Exclusive Interview: Chrigel Maurer”

  1. Jayce
    July 31, 2011 at 7:10 pm #

    Really impressive flights in such hard conditions !

    Why he was not disqualified or get a penalty?
    He flew inside Mont Agel military zone (LF-R83) just before Monaco.
    The Japanese pilot was disqualified, looks unfair…
    Rules said they must respect VFR…

    If RB had permission, they should mention it somewhere…

  2. Charly Booth
    July 31, 2011 at 8:36 pm #

    Thanks guys for an exciting and thorough coverage of a great adventure. I really enjoyed the live tracking, and the close race for second and third positions. The interview with Chrigel in Monaco enabled me to get to know the marvelous winner more. He’s a nice guy, and deserved to win. Charly B

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