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France, the English Channel before the English Channel...

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France, the English Channel before the English Channel...

Crédit Photo : handicap.fr

Linking the Grey-Nez and Blanc-Nez capes, 30 km in water at 16 degrees, is the new challenge that Philippe Croizon, the four-amputee athlete, has set himself to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his crossing of the English Channel. From August 24 to 31, he will be accompanied by 5 para-swimmers from his academy.

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Two Italian amputees at the top of Mont Blanc, a frosty challenge

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Two Italian amputees at the top of Mont Blanc, a frosty challenge

Crédit photo : Handicap.fr

August1,  2020. Blanc. 4810 meters above sea level. Oxygen is scarce but Andrea Lanfri and Massimo Coda have never felt so alive. Amputees, these two Italian climbers have just completed the third part of their crazy challenge: climbing five of the highest peaks of Italy, with one leg for two men. By mid-July, they had already reached the Great Paradise (4061 m) and the Marmolada (3343 m).

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Independence day for Philippe Croizon.

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Independence day for Philippe Croizon.

Crédit photo France3 Régions.

Philippe Croizon set himself a new challenge on the occasion of this 14th of July, the day of the national holiday in France. The Poitevin adventurer, amputee of the four limbs, experienced a new adrenaline rush in the company of his brother, Jean-Luc, firefighter at SDIS86 (Departmental Fire and Rescue Service).

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Corsica: "The last for me! "

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Corsica:

5 Crédits photos : Stéphanie Madaule, photographe.

Le Dauphin corse annonce son dernier périple : « Revenir aux origines »… La boucle est bouclée, nous dit – il.

 Thierry Corbalan, âgé de bientôt 61 ans décide de raccrocher pour lui – même en réalisant la dernière épopée, nous dit – il, en traversant la Méditerranée.

 Amputé des 2 bras, ce policier à la retraite nagera de Calvi à Mandelieu, soit 180 kilomètres entre le 15 et 30 juin prochain.

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An armchair among the penguins ...

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An armchair among the penguins ...

First quadriplegic to land his wheels in Antarctica. This dabbling continues his world tour initiated in 2017 in the southern regions.

Samuel Marie has fulfilled his dream, to reach the far the edge of the planet. The 32-year-old From Grenoblois, pilot of the "Sam Fait Rouler" project, pushed the limits of the possible to become the first quadriplegic adventurer to travel to Antarctica, following in the footsteps of Jean-Louis Etienne who prefaced his book “Avance, bordel”!

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