"If you love it, everything else will come naturally." - Mojca Pisek
Mina: Do you remember your first paragliding flight? Where was it?
Mojca: Yes, 21 May 2007 in Lisca, Slovenia.
Mina: When did you start paragliding? When did you start training for competitions?
Mojca: I continued flying right after my first flight and started training for competitions in 2009.
Mina: Where did your love for paragliding come from? At which point did you know it was something you wanted to pursue?
Mojca: I always wanted to do a tandem flight to see what it feels like, but my friends suggested I should learn it right away, which I did. I knew it was IT after I separated from the ground for the first time.
Mina: How much time on average do you spend flying?
Mojca: I fly once a week for two hours.
Mina: You are one of the best in your country. What is your training method for success? What can you recommend to people who are just starting out?
Mojca: I don’t have a special training method nor have I a certain advice. It’s all about love for the sport. If you love it, everything else will come naturally.
Mina: Tell me about the wing you fly? How about harness and other gear?
Mojca: I use the Ozone Ultra-Lite 2 wing and Charly harness.
Mina: What do you do when you're not flying?
Mojca: I worship the sea.
Mina: Do you have any sponsors? Who are they?
Mojca: Yes, my butcher Jože.
Mina: Beside being your favorite sport, what differentiates paragliding from other sports for you?
Mojca: Absolutely everything.
Mina: Would you encourage your children to try paragliding and support them if they showed interest?
Mojca: If they would show interest I would absolutelly support them, but I would never force them to do it.
Mina: What are your 3 favorite flying sites in your country?
Mojca: Kobala, Lisca and Donačka gora.
Mina: Name 3 of your paragliding heroes:
Mojca: Seiko Fukuoka, Jurij Vidic and Damjan Cretnik.
Mina: Biggest challenge in paragliding?
Mojca: The landing.
Mina: The most beautiful thing about flying?
Mojca: The freedom.
Mina: What are your goals for the future?
Mojca: To enjoy flying even more.
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