Horacio Llorens Best Acro Paragliding VideosAugust 31, 2018 12:07 am
The 2018 World Air Games came to an exciting conclusion at the 2018 Acro Show on the shores of Lake Geneva. One freestyle pilot reigned supreme, Horacio Llorens. He swept the qualifying rounds and stunned the crowds with his smooth infinity tumbling and helis.
World, Meet Horatio LLorens
Take a look at acro paraglider pilot, Horatio LLorens, pulling his signature acrobatic paragliding moves at the Athens Flying Week in 2017.
Horatio LLorens was born in Madrid Spain in 1982. His uncle, Felix Rodriguez, who ran a flight school, had him flying by the age of 14. His cousins, Raúl and Félix Rodríguez, were also well-known competition pilots so you could say Horatio has paragliding in his DNA. After several years of entering cross country competitions, Horatio started flying in acro paragliding competitions in 2002. He gain notoriety when he took 2nd place in the 2002 Red Bull Vertigo competition. From there he continued placing well until he became world champion in 2008.
Horatio LLorens Wins 2015 Sonchaux Freestyle Acro Show
Here’s the helmet cam view of Horatio’s winning run at the 2015 Sonchaux Freestyle Acro Show. Warning: people with a weak stomach should not watch this!
Here’s a fun acro paragliding video Horatio Llorens produced with Dimitris Ververelis, another well-known acro pilot.
Horatio Llorens Breaks World Record
In the next video Horatio LLorens breaks the world record for infinity tumbling in a paraglider. A word of advice. If Horatio offers you free tandem flight, say “no!”See videos from the 2018 World Acro Tour >>>