World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Andy Shaw (GBR)

Name Andy SHAW  SHAW Andy2
Sport Accuracy Landing
Gender M
Ranking 53
Nationality GBR
Year of birth 1966
Start year in the sport 1977
Best achievement in competition First place!

What equipment do you use?

UP Paraglider Makalu 3

What do you hope to achieve at The World Games?

I hope to raise the profile of our sport here in Colombia. I don't want to come second! I'll work hard, fly hard, study the weather conditions before take-off with precission and try my best to win!

How do you describe yourself ?

Very, very outgoing. Vey sporty. Very sociable - flying Accuracy for 34 years.

What does air sport mean to you?

My sport is the second love of my life. My kiddies are first.

What plans do you have for after The World Games?

The World Championships in Europe in August and running a Therma Chasers programme for pilots for the rest of the year.

Any final comments?

I can't wait to be in Colombia!