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The Route du Rhum: the most beautiful transatlantic race

Presentation of the Route du Rhum The Route du Rhum is a solo transatlantic race that is run every four years from Saint-malo to Pointe-à-Pitre over a distance of 3,540 miles (or 6,656 km). This mythical race fascinates the public as well as the skippers, for whom a victory on 'le Rhum' is a co ...

20
Sep
2010

The Pierra Menta: a mythical race in the heart of the Beaufortain

A legendary race The Pierra Menta is a ski-mountaineering race held each year in mid-March in Arêches-Beaufort in Savoie. Since 1986, this event has established itself as the longest and most prestigious race of its kind. This international competition brings together the best European athletes ...

04
Mar
2014

The Tour de France à la voile: the nautical rendezvous of July.

Introduction to this race The Tour de France à la voile is a sailing race organized every year during the month of July. The race connects the English Channel and the Côte d'Azur in about ten stages in French seaside resorts. The Tour takes place over a period of approximately 4 weeks, along the ...

09
July
2007

La Parisienne: a women's race in Paris

What is La Parisienne? La Parisienne is a non-competitive foot race for women 16 years and older. It is held every year in Paris over a distance of about 6 km. This race over a distance accessible to all is a challenge taken up each year by several thousand female participants. It is also a fest ...

28
June
2010

The Mont-Blanc Marathon: a race in the Chamonix valley.

Races in an exceptional setting. The Mont-Blanc Marathon (MMB) is a sports event that offers you the opportunity to run in an exceptional setting: the valleys of Chamonix, at over 3000 meters above sea level facing Mont-Blanc! Part of these races go through the Aiguilles Rouges Nature Reserve, an ...

18
June
2015

The Tour de France: presentation and history

e television has been present on the road of the Tour since the late 1940s and had to implement all sorts of means to ensure a proper monitoring of the race. The first live coverage of an Alpine summit was limited to a still shot of the pass crossing. It was not until the 1960s that live television ...

05
July
2007

L'Aventure Polaire : a dog sled race in Méaudre

ary 2023 in Méaudre (Isère). This year again, 100 to 150 mushers will come to fight in the exceptional landscapes of the Vercors Regional Park. The race will start in the heart of the resort-village of Méaudre, close to the spectators: guaranteed spectacle! Throughout the weekend, Daniel Ch ...

31
Jan
2014

Tour de France Women: 6 things to know about the women's race

s not the first Tour de france for a female peloton. The very first edition for women dates back to 1955! In addition, the women's version of this race has existed under various names since 1984. There has been talk of the Tour de france Feminine, the Tour Cycliste Feminine and even the Route de ...

25
July
2022

Triathlon: Nice will host the Ironman World Championships

as next fall, as the City of Nice will host the Men's Ironman World Championships on September 10, 2023. The triathletes who will take part in this race will not be too unfamiliar as most of them have already participated in the Nice International Triathlon. The many professionals who have come t ...

24
Jan
2023

Porsche: the brand's history in 5 questions.

first to use flat engines and all-wheel drive to improve the performance of its sports cars. The brand has also won the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race 19 times (not including category wins). Today, Porsche remains at the forefront of innovation and develops hybrid and electric vehicles. As ear ...

10
July
2023

Christmas in New York: A Magical Journey

d Park, The Bronx For over thirty years, visitors to the renowned Holiday Train Show have been captivated by miniature trains. These charming creations race through a magical recreation of the city, featuring over 190 replicas of NYC's iconic landmarks. Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche ...

13
Dec
2010

The White Stride: Cross-country Skiing and Events in Autrans

is place has been a benchmark since it hosted the 1968 Olympic Games. It's worth noting that since its inception, France's most popular long-distance race has seen 170,000 skiers compete on the tracks of the Autrans Nordic site. Races and other activities The Foulée Blanche originally comprised th ...

10
Nov
2011

Nice Regatta - Pasqui Trophy: traditional boats and sailboats in Nice and Villefranche

itional sailboats call at the Bay of Angels and in the roadstead of Villefranche-sur-Mer to the delight of boat and water sport lovers. This nautical race, which is also a great celebration, is an opportunity to admire some of the most beautiful rigs in the world in the enchanting setting of the ...

12
Sep
2014

The Lord of the Rings: 5 things to know about the Amazon Prime series

GOT a monument of the fantasy genre? Only time will tell... What is certain is that the American giant is not looking at the expense to stay in the race on the very competitive streaming market. The group acquired in May 2021 the Hollywood studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer for 8.45 billion dollars. T ...

09
Sep
2021

The great saga of the Tour de France: relive the emotion of the Grande Boucle on France 2

the start of this 109th edition, France 2 will broadcast, on Tuesday, June 28 at 9:10 pm, an exceptional documentary on the world's greatest cycling race. The Tour is much more than just a bike race and the public channel will bear witness to this throughout this special evening, entitled La gra ...

24
June
2022

The Lost Symbol: a series adapted from Dan Brown on M6

sts and turns of the scenario, which sees these heroes hunted by the CIA in the heart of the American capital, the whole lacks pace and dynamism. The race against the clock, which is concentrated in 12 hours in the novel, takes place here over several days. Other aspects of the original work have ...

11
Aug
2022

Angoulême : 5 things to do in Angoulême

ble view of Angoulême. From there, you can already see the main monuments and gardens of the city. Every year in September takes place there a car race of international reputation: the Circuit des Remparts d'Angoulême! 2- Walk in the old town After glimpsing the city from the top of the ram ...

03
Jan
2023

Piste noire: what is the value of the police series with Constance Labbé and Thibault de Montalembert?

vered starting tonight. In Piste noire, Boris Arnoux, a ski champion, returns to the village of Les Clairies after winning an international downhill race. His wife Charlotte throws a party at a grand hotel to celebrate his victory. But during the party, a caravan suddenly catches fire in a season ...

23
Jan
2023

The Plateau de Beille: the first Nordic site in the Pyrenees

in, its breathtaking landscapes and its pastoral traditions. This plateau also regularly hosts stages of the Tour de France and the L'Ariégeoise bicycle race. The ski resort in figures In winter, the Plateau de Beille is a great playground for all lovers of Nordic activities. You can practice a ...

01
Feb
2023

Media: How to avoid information anxiety?

search for avoidance or coping strategies. Media detox against emotional overload As the media engage in fierce competition and engage in an "audience race," with a flurry of scoops and sensational news, there is a significant risk of becoming addicted to news, but also of trivializing this informat ...

28
Sep
2023