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Veso Ovcharov

Do you have a nickname that you go by?
Veso

Where do you live?
Born & based in Sofia, Bulgaria

What do you do for work?
Full time paragliding: Sponsorships, Tandems, Teaching and lately start my own product 3RS

What year, and how old were you when you started flying?
Mid 2000 I was 17 years old. Started at Sofia – Vitosha, the mountain which is next to the capital.

What other passions do you have, or activities do you enjoy?
The Nature teaches me most of the elements, such as:  Ski, Snowboarding, Kite, Surf, Skydiving, BASE and the mixed variations between…  

Why is flying important to you, and what does flying mean to you?

Because it’s the best tool I found to overcome my fears and meet with my dreams!
Flying gives me access to unimaginable Nature beauty, that is strong enough to elevate me at the right stage of perception for the World we are living in.

Flying Accomplishments.

-Winning my first ever attended int. competition for XC in Serbia Pirot 2001
-Learning Infinity Tumbling at early 2007
-Winning multiple Awards for ‘Infinity Himalaya’ along with Horacio Llorens 2009
-Top 10 AWPC 2010
-National altitude record 7000m in Pakistan near K2  2013
-Winning Ekstrem Veko Expression Session 3th Overall  2015
-World Record Infinity 613 Turns with Session 17m. 2018

-Inventing new format i in the sport  ‘Acro Cross’  2019
-New Bulgarian distant record 530km / Brazil 2000

Do you have any goals, dreams or plans for the next 1-2 years that you want to share?

Winning World Cup XC, New distance world Record 600+, New Infinity World Record 800+,
And the ultimate dream of  finishing the complete circle of the globe by flying every country.

 

 

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