Penny and Max during the race Take your organization on an Energy Boost.

For 2 weeks, every 2 years, millions of people have followed with excitement, live online, the toughest and most spectacular adventure race in the world at “LiveTracking” website.

 video about xAlps(click here to see a 2 min trailer what the race is about)

Max & Penny are very excited to have been chosen (accepted) for the 4th time to represent Canada. People wonder and question how we prepare for such a long (distance and time), diverse race and how to enjoy such a cruel adventure.
With our presentations we will lead participants through an educational, hands-on and highly humorous ride, that will re-focus, re-energize and re-invent how ones sees life and work.
The preparation for this race and the race itself involves the same principles and tactics any company/team would use to be successful.
Such as :
  • The combination of risk management, strategy and value added goal setting.
  • Dealing with stress and to know when and how to relax and refuel.
  • Working as a team to strive for reliability, excellence engagement, empowerment and leadership.
  • Plan, prepare, strategize, influence and network to achieve your goals.
  • Nutrition, how it changes moods and attitudes!
  • Attitude and integrity are fundamental for any long term success.
We offer inspirational- and motivational presentations and customized workshops, combined with Randy Parkin ( Randy has 30 years experience in corporate leadership training and together we will customize a package for your company/team specific needs.    

Please feel free to contact us at with any questions in how we can create a keynote presentation and/or workshop for your group.  

Max & Penny  

About us:  
Max Fanderl
Paragliding since 1987 and started Hang Gliding in 1989. Private Pilot Licence since 1999 and holder of Glider licence and Ultralight instructor licence. Owner and Internet Marketing/Development Business Consultant of from 1997 - 2007. Founder and project manager of from 1999 - today Competed in the 2007, 2009 and 2011 and preparing for the 2013 xAlps.

Penny Powers
Currently working as a personal trainer and nutrition consultant. Penny has always been involved in sports as a tennis pro, marathon runner, white water rafting guide, aerobic trainer, skydiver, paraglider pilot, triathlete, skier of any kind. Owner and operations manager from 1996 - 2003 of Canadian Mountain Experience (International tour operator). Owner and operations manager since 2006 of and 

Randy Parkin
With over 30 years of experience, Randy has worked as a manager and consultant in the private sector, and with all levels of government.
Randy's special expertise includes the development of leadership and coaching capability. He leads the Key Consulting Group’s program design. He is well known for his exceptional classroom abilities, and facilitates training for trainers with professional trainers and line staff. Clients appreciate Randy's progressive ideas, practical approach, humor and dedication to client satisfaction.