François Bon

This Speedride pioneer is very active in all aspects of Speedriding: Competitions, rules, schools, instructors… Francois has made some of the most famous speedriding descents in the world on mountains like Mont Blanc, Eiger, Aconcagua, Grandes Jorasses. He's been awarded by the National Geographic as Adventurer of the year and is still one of the top speedriders in the world.

Francois is responsible for mini-gliders projects at Gin Gliders and test pilot.

Country: France

Born: 1972

Web: www.acro-base.com | Facebook: acro-base

Achievements:

Premières of Mont Blanc, Eiger, Mount Cook range, Aconcagua, Grandes Jorasses.

Results:

2010 Speed Pro World Event 2nd

2010 Speedriding French Cup Winner

2010 Speedriding French Vice Champion

2009 Speedriding French Champion

2008 RedBull Speedride 3rd

2007 SpeedflyingPro Les Arcs 4th

2007 Freeride Air Cup Speedriding Val Frejus 2nd

2006 Achieved the world speed record with his GIN 8: 146.46 Kph

Other sports:

1st Acro Paragliding World Cup Argentina 2004. 4th Acro Paragliding World Cup Annecy 2005

Glider: Fluid 9,5, Fluid 8

Sponsors:

GIN

Les Arcs

Zag Skis

Picture Organic Clothing

Giro Helmets

Waxx

Speedriding-school.com

 

Other sports: Ski, Paragliding, sky diving, mountaineering

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