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Eric Loizeau

Mountaineer – Sailor - Writer

“A sailor and mountaineer, I find myself at the centre of this exchange between the mountain and the sea, which partly explains my commitment to preserving and defending this essential and vital element.” 

Éric Loizeau is a French sailor and mountaineer nicknamed “Le Captain”. A Breton from Finistère, he got into sailing at the age of 7. He was one of the great skippers of the eighties. Having turned his life around to become a mountaineer in the nineties, he scaled Mount Everest in May 2003. He is the organiser of the Trophée Mer Montagne.