Date of birth

22/06/1967

Place of birth

Granada

Discipline

Paragliding and Paramotor

Modality

Paramotor

Nationality

Spanish

"I'd like to think of myself as a fearless adventurer with a passion for my sport, but just flying is more than enough for me.”
BIOGRAPHY
 

In his long career, pilot Ramón Morillas Salmerón has managed to develop the potential of paragliding and paramotoring, taking it to ever higher levels. He has also contributed to positioning Spanish aerial sports at the highest international level.

Highlights of their achievements include:

- 4-times paramotoring world champion.
- Various paramotoring world records in altitude and distance.

Records he currently holds:

- World distance record from Jerez-Lanzarote, 1105 km over the Atlantic Ocean in 2007. 
- World altitude record flying at 7821 m over the Masherbrum mountain in Pakistan's Karakorum in 2009.
- His career has been recognised with the Bronze Medal for Sporting Merit (CSD) and the Cross of Aeronautical Merit with White Distinction (Spanish Air Force). 
- The World Air Sports Federation (FAI) has awarded him with the Anne Welch Diploma (2006, 2007, 2010) and the Paul Tissandier Diploma (2003).

Ramón Morillas has been an elite sports person since 1997.
He was part of the select group of athletes participating in the toughest competition in paragliding without an engine. The Red Bull X-Alps, which crosses the Alps from Salzburg to Monaco in a dizzying race of endurance and flying skills.

Added to this is his passion for aerial exploration, both in free flight and paramotor, Ramón Morillas is one of the most accomplished athletes on the international aeronautical scene.

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Curiosities

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When I was a child

When I was a child I wanted to be a trapeze artist.

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Sailing

I crossed the Atlantic on Christopher Columbus’ La Pinta caravel in 1992.

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Music

I play the guitar and I sing.

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Believe it or not

Believe it or not, I was in a cumulonimbus cloud twice; above  Sierra Nevada and Kilimanjaro.

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