About Max & Penny….and Their Family!

Max Fanderl
Max Fanderl

Born and raised in Kempten Allgaeu (Germany – Bavaria) and immigrated to Canada in 1992.
Max has been involved in Paragliding since 1987 and started Hang Gliding in 1989. Max worked as a Paragliding instructor and test pilot for various Paragliding manufactures and the DAeC in Germany.
He also fly’s Single Engine Aircraft’s since 1999, Sailplane’s since 2000 and is a Ultralight Flight Instructor since 2003.
In 2015 Max registered a Ultralight school with Transport Canada (Flight Training Unit) #, 5031 and is offering Powered Paragliding instructions as well.

Max & Penny have also competed 4 times (2007, 2009, 2011 and 2013) at the www.RedBullxAlps.com
Besides flying, hiking, skiing and chasing adventures with his family, Max is working as a Internet Marketing/Development Consultant and is the founder of www.Appointment.com and president of www.TrappeurHomes.com and www.ColumbiaRiverPaddle.com .

Contact Max at max@flyingMax.com

Penny PowersPenny Powers

Born in South Africa, lived forever in Banff traveled all over the world and now settled in the Columbia Valley.
Penny has always been involved in sports, works out every day at the gym, is a tennis pro, marathon runner, white water rafting guide, aerobic trainer, skydiver, paraglider pilot, triathlete, downhill skier and Nordic skier (competing in the worlds masters).
Besides all theses activities, she still manages to be a amazing mom, runs ColumbiaRiverPaddle.com and www.CanadianMountainExperience.com and works as a personal trainer, nutritionist and wellness consultant (Certified Can-Fit-Pro PTS and NWS).

Contact Penny at penny@flyingMax.com

img_20160816_162200-2Katia and Erik

joined our team in 2004 and 2006 and are the best addition we ever could ask for. They love the outdoors just like we do and have have joined us on many of our adventures.