- I enjoy mountaineering and polar expeditions : Many climbs
French Alps (examples in
Alaska (Climbing McKinley/Denali, 1993),
in La montagne et alpinisme),
Greenland (toward mount forrel) (1997)
Taurus mountain winter crossing, 1999
), Marocco (Atlas in
Greenland ice cap south-north crossing (2006)
Norvegian lapland mountains crossing (2009); Sikkim (toward Kangchenjunga, 8586 m)
Trans-Finmark expedition (2016) ; Crossing of Iceland in Winter (March 2017) ;
Lapland (April 2018) ;
333 km across Spitzberg (April 2019) ;
3 months in
In the 2000s, we pioneered the use of kites to travel through polar highlands and mountains. See how it feels
MOVIE showing kiting in Svalbard in 2019 and in this
MOVIE that I shouted during a training expedition in 2016.
For the last
we were invited to participate to the
Festival des "Nuits Polaires" (the "polar nights" festival), a
major event about polar exploration in France.
- I am a professional Scuba-diving Instructor (E3, CMAS **
/ MF1 FFESSM / Professional Diploma "Brevet Professionnel Educateur Sportif"); about 2000 dives
in many seas and oceans, cold and warm.
I often operate as a driving instructor on the
Island of Port-Cros , from where we can access the best dive site in the
Donator shipwreck (films by my friend Guy Chauvet)
my pictures from a trip to the seldom explored
at the extreme south of the Maldivian islands. More
from the Red Sea .
- And sometime I dress like a green frog... ;)