Antoine Girard

Profession : Adventurer/Paragliding pilote/Teacher

Paragliding experiences :

2022: – Realization of the first crossing of Peru by the
Andes Cordillera, 1200km of Bivouac flight
– Flight at 8054m in Peru. First flight over 8000m
outside Pakistan

2021: – Realization of the Spantik(7027m) by the day solo since
Karimabad in paragliding/mountaineering combo.(Paralpinism)
Takeoff 12h, landed on the Spantik 2:30PM around 6400m,
summit 5pm, flight back to Karimabad 8pm
– Altitude world record at 8,407m above
Broad Peak(8,051m)
– Several paralpinism combos on 5000m peaks

2020 : – Tentative de traversée de l’Ethiopie en vol bivouac parapente
en biplace
– Crossing the Norway in paragliding bivouac flight

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
– Crossing the Balkans in paragliding bivouac flight (Bulgaria)

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 Patagoniato 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
– 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