Granted, they also love when I get a chance to compete and fly well (winning the trophy for top Canadian Female in 2013 was a good one!) but there is never a threat of their support being pulled if I don't bring home the gold. They are just as happy to hear that I stood on the hill for an hour helping other pilots launch (regardless of what brand of paraglider they fly) as they would be with any competition I'm a part of. It's one of the main reasons I accepted Skywalk's offer to fly for them, besides the fact that their products are so impressive of course.
If I lived in Europe I would get a chance to hang out with other Team Pilots, both on the hill and at the twice-annual Skywalk Team Pilots meeting. As the only Canadian Team Pilot I mainly connect with my Team online, so when something special arrives in the mail it reinforces the fact that they find value in working with me just as I do with them. Yesterday a goodie bag arrived with the new Skywalk T-shirts, along with some windsocks I'd requested to bring to my friends in Keremeos who have been supporting me all summer long (and for some local spots too).
|Windsocks for various friends, tshirts for me!|
|Skywalk's new Pod Harness with "normal" sized paraglider packed inside. |
Beer not included.
If the forecast holds out and it's sunny this weekend, be sure to look for George trying out the Range Air while I rock the new team colours. To order your own (harness or tshirts) just let me know, or contact George or Lee direct at Thermal Addict Airsports, Skywalk's Western Canada importer.
Thank you Skywalk for your continued support and for making such great products!