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Windoor DC – Dani Gallego Prieto and César Rico García

Emma Scrivener interviews César Rico García and Dani Gallego Prieto, Windoor DC, who compete for Spain…

Age:

  • César – 25
  • Dani – 23

How long have you been in the sport?

  • César – Almost 4 years
  • Dani – 2 years

What disciplines do you compete in? 

  • César – 2DW, 4DW, Solo Speed
  • Dani – 2DW and 4DW

What other sports do you do?

  • César – Skydiving and snowboarding
  • Dani – Skateboarding, taekwondo, surf, skydiving

What is your proudest sporting moment to date? 

  • César – Coaching my first ever student in the tunnel! 
  • Dani – Our first comp together at Airspace last year

What do you do to help you relax before a competition?

  • César – 
Make sure I have trained and feel READY! 
  • Dani – Sometimes I listen to music, but I still get so nervous when I’m in the door!

What is your biggest life goal?

  • César – To always stay in the wonderful world of tunnel flying! 
  • Dani – Just to see what life has got to offer – I never expected to be where I am right now! 

How cool are you on a scale of 1 – 10? 

  • César – 10 + 1!
  • Dani – 7.24

If you could eliminate one thing from the world, what would it be?

  • César – Faster flyers than me! 
  • Dani – Angry people

If you were a cookie, what cookie would you be?

  • César – (César looked at Dani, who then suggested…) A Gluten-Free one! César is celiac! 
  • Dani – One that looks plain on the outside, but has chocolate inside! 

If you were an animal, what animal would you be? 

  • César – An eagle 
  • Dani – (Dani asked me if I had seen the Lion King – umm, of course!) I’d be Pumbaa the warthog, of Timon and Pumbaa 

When you were younger, what did you want to be when you grew up?

  • César – Just to be free – away from the busy cities
  • Dani – Veterinarian or a pro skateboarder 

Can you touch your nose with your tongue?

  • César – No (he really can’t… at all…)
  • Dani – No. Maybe I could have before Cesar broke my nose! (NOTE: this was a tunnel accident, not a fight!)

You’ve been given an elephant. You aren’t allowed to give it away or sell it. What would you do with it?

  • César– I’d play with it. (César stopped and thought for a moment…) And… teach it to fly…!?
  • Dani – Teach it tricks – it could shower me with cold water after training! 

How would your best friend describe you in just three words? 

  • César – With. One. Finger! 
  • Dani – Disorganised. Unfocused. Fun! 

On a scale of 1 – 10, how would you rate me as an interviewer?

  • César – 10 + 0.5! 
  • Dani –  10 + 2 (We hi-fived!) 

Team questions


I asked each member of the team these questions separately. The questions were about their team mate and they had to answer honestly. Then they were allowed to compare answers…


Who has the best dress sense?

  • 
C – César
  • D – César

Who takes the longest to get ready?

  • 
C – Dani
  • D – Dani

Who is the BOSS!?

  • They both laughed and just said… Aida Rico García!!!

Who can eat the most?

  • 
C – César
  • D – César

Who is the most immature?

  • 
C – Dani
  • D – Dani

Who is the fastest flyer?

  • 
C – Soon it will be Dani
  • D – César

Who smells the most delicious?

  • 
C – César
  • D – 
César

Who is the messiest?

  • The boys didn’t understand this word in English. As soon as they heard the translation they pointed vigorously at each other! (See top photo!)

Who is the best singer?

  • Both told me that they were equally as bad and there was no way of judging this…

Who is the laziest?

  • After a lot of discussion there was still no conclusive answer!

Meet: Lesley Gale

Lesley has been in love with skydiving for 35 years. She is a multiple world and national record holder and a coach on 20 successful record events worldwide. She has over 100 competition medals spanning more than 25 years and has been on the British 8-way National team at World events. She started Skydive Mag to spread knowledge, information and passion about our amazing sport.

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