The team behind independence

independence was founded by paragliding and hang-gliding pilots. We live for flying, thus we know what you expect of our products and services. We give all our experience for your enjoyment of flying.

We are pleased to answer your questions concerning our products and provide advise. Here's our independence team at Eisenberg for you to find your appropriate contact person.

Stefan Kurrle

Stefan is our CEO and is one of the pilots who once belonged to the pioneers in paragliding. Since 1984 he is a hang-gliding pilot. In 1989 paragliding and hang-gliding became a basis for his profession.

Tel. +49 (0)8364 98 33 - 0

Anja Hengge

Anja is our bookkeeper - she's equestrian and unfortunately we couldn't convince her yet to start paragliding, but we won't give up!

Tel. +49 (0)8364 98 33 - 50

Alexander Staudacher

Alex, also known as Staudi, is paragliding and hang-gliding pilot, too, and made it his profession many years ago. He too, once was one of the first people to started paragliding. He is responsible for our sales department and best contact person for questions regarding harnesses.

Tel. +49 (0)8364 98 33 - 30

Markus Seidelmann

Paragliding was the reason for Markus to join the independence team. He is responsible for sales, website, shipping and customer services.

Tel. +49 (0)8364 98 33 - 40

Christoph Schmidkonz

Christoph is a passionate ice-hockey player and snowboarder. He recently joined our team and assists as passenger in tandem paraglider tests - he wants to start paragliding soon. He is responsible for sales and shipping.

Tel. +49 (0)8364 98 33 - 20