Marc Hauser (skydiver)

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Marc Hauser
ResidenceBern, Switzerland
OccupationProfessional skydiver, artist entrepreneur, motivational speaker[1]

Marc Hauser is a professional Swiss skydiver, artist and entrepreneur.[2][3][4][5][6] He is the founder of speed tracking and holds the world record for the fastest horizontal free fall.[7][8][9][10][11][12] Hauser is also the founder of Erfolgswelle AG, a communications agency.[2][5][13]


Speed tracking[edit]

Hauser is the founder of speed tracking, a form of skydiving.[7][8][12] The goal of the discipline is to achieve the fastest forward speed possible in free fall relative to the ground.[7][10][11] Hauser gained his first experience skydiving at the age of 18.[10] At the age of 35 he received specialized training from Thomas Naef and Rolf Kuratle, two members of the Babylon Freefall Skydiving team, in Skydive Empuriabrava (Empuriabrava, Spain).[5][8] He completed his first speed tracking attempt in 2009.[10] In October 2012, Hauser set the world record for the fastest horizontal free fall in Empuriabrava, Spain.[4][8][9][14][15][16] Hauser did not use specialized equipment to accelerate his speed.[9] He created a watch collection with Formex Watch SA, a Swiss watch manufacturer, in October 2013.[17] BBC program “Chasing the Jet Stream” aired on BBC World News 2 December 2018. About Marc’s efforts to skydive into the jetstream.

Personal life[edit]

Marc Hauser lives in Bern, Switzerland with his two daughters.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Redner Thema Mut und Motivation: Marc Hauser, Referent und Keynote Speaker". Erfolgswelle. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  2. ^ a b "The speaker on the topic of courage: Marc Hauser, motivational keynote speaker from Switzerland". Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  3. ^ "Marc Hauser, born 1971". Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  4. ^ a b "304 km/h Kopf voran: Berner ist der Schnellste der Welt". 20 Minuten. October 8, 2012.
  5. ^ a b c d "One Man , One Dream, One Record..." Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  6. ^ "EpicTV Weekly 23: How to Survive a Wingsuit Crash, Quik Pro France and Adventure News". Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  7. ^ a b c "Skydiving World Record: SPEED TRACKING 188.9 mph by Motivational Keynote Speaker Marc Hauser". Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  8. ^ a b c d Daniel Dubouloz (April 2013). "Der Geschwindigkeitsjäger". AeroRevue.
  9. ^ a b c "Speed Tracking - New Speed Record". Australian Parachute Federation.
  10. ^ a b c d Daniel Ernst (October 9, 2012). "Rasanter Flug in den Fallschirm". Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  11. ^ a b "So schnell flog noch keiner". Der Sonntag. October 7, 2012.
  12. ^ a b "Speed Tracking Record". October 11, 2014. Archived from the original on December 17, 2014. Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  13. ^ "Sport und Wirtschaftgipfel". Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  14. ^ "Twofold focus on speed at Formex". October 10, 2012. Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  15. ^ "World Record! Speed record in skydiving with Marc Hauser". Archived from the original on December 8, 2014. Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  16. ^ "Geschwindigkeits-Weltrekord im Fallschirmspringen". October 9, 2012. Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  17. ^ "Need for Speed" (PDF). February 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 10, 2014. Retrieved December 5, 2014.