About




Antoine Girard

Profession : Adventurer/Paragliding pilote/Teacher

Paragliding experiences :

2019 : – Realization of the first crossing of the Cordillera of the Andes in
paragliding. Departure from Santiago to reach Argentina via
Aconcagua (6962m) to sleep and fly over the summit tow
times and break the altitude gain world record
2018 : – 1300 km of bivouac paragliding flight in Pakistan with Damien Lacaze.
Fly to 7950m in flight over Shimshal and
attempt to climb the Spantik (7024m) in 24 hours from Karimabad
with a landing at 6200m. Stopped at 6900m because
bad weather
– Crossing of 3000km in flight bivouac paragliding of the Ande cordillera
with Martin Beaujouan from northern Patagonia
to Peru
2017: – Departure in autonomy from Kathmandu in paragliding
to reach Langtang with all mountaineering equipment
and attempt to climb the Langtang Lirung (7 227m)
by the unclimbing North-East face.
– Nominated Adventurer of the Year by National Geographic for having
fly over Broad Peak
2016 : – Solo, hike and fly, 1 200km bivouac adventure in Himalayan

Pakistani.
– Altitude world record, 8 157m
above Broad Peak(8 051m)
– Pakistan’s biggest flight 248km
2015 : – Independence hike and fly, 1 200km bivouac adventure,
cross New Zealand South Island round trip
– X-Alps 4th
2014: 1st at Airtour (Competition hike and fly 300 km)
3th CFD
2013 : X-Alps 3rd
7th CFD
2012 : 1st round of the Vercors mountain
4000km reported to the CFD
2011 : 1st at Airtour (Competition hike and fly 300 km)

 

Experience mountain :

Many Himalayan expeditions and attempts peaks without oxygen :
K2 (8 611m) : 2006 (solo)
Broad Peak (8 047m): 2008 and 2009
G1 (8 068m), G2(8 035m) : 2008
Cho Oyu (8 201m): 2004
Many Alpine peaks to the ABO difficulty


Experience rock climbing :

2004 : World cup Erlangen : 36
2003 : International open Grenoble:21
World cup Fiera di Primero:28
World cup Lecco : 32
2002 : International open Argentière:21
1999 : The world championship : 21
World cup Beauregard : 16
World cup Besancon : 14
1998 : World cup Beauregard : 15