Multifaceted doer. As a small boy two things rose above all else: Helicopters and motorcycles. Getting his first moped at the age of five that got ridden a lot, seeing the formerly known Paris-Dakar race on tv as well as a Border Guard helicopter landing on the Coast Guard base located nearby, left an deep and unforgettable impression.
Ralf currently acts as a Commander at the FinnHEMS-medical helicopter bases in Kuopio and Oulu, competes in motorcycle offroad competitions, acts as a motorcycle guide and -trainer as well as a safety / human factors specialist. He has raced in several international cross-country rallies and in the famous Dakar-rally in 2015.
Results in cross-country rallies:
2010 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge (World Championship event), 8. in class.
2012 Oilibya Rally Maroc, stage win in class on first day.
2017 Serres International Cross Country Rally, 3rd in class.
Next Target Dakar 2020
The aim is to stand, once again, on the starting podium of the legendary Dakar rally and to finish what was started in 2015...