Meet Pierre Carl and take a tour around his Montreal sports shop, called D’un sport à l’autre (which means “from one sport to another”). Bikes are the top-seller in summer, but you’ll see they have fun stuff for any season!
During the 2006 World Cup, and despite criticism from several right-wing politicians, footballers Lilian Thuram and Patrick Vieira invited eighty former squatters from Cachan to see the France-Italy match.
Did you ever think you could drink champagne while kayaking? You can with “Rando Bulles de Champ’ et Canoë” (“Outing, Champagne Bubbles, and Canoeing”), a kayaking service which will take you along the Seine in the Aube department in the region of (where else?) Champagne-Ardenne.
Dive back in to the 1968 winter Olympics, held in Grenoble, France. “Treize jours en France,” a recently restored documentary film made in ‘68 by director Claude Lelouch, captures the spirit of the times, and the “pre-revolutionary” zeitgeist leading up to the events of May.
Even in his wildest dreams, Jules Verne never imagined a trip around the world in fifty days. But that’s just what Captain Peyron and the crew of the Orange Deux have done—breaking the previous world record.
European football matches are known for the passion they inspire in their fans. The president of the international league is thinking of banning pre-game anthems, which seem to exacerbate the situation.
X-Games: As though windsurfing wasn’t hard enough, they had to add a series of jump-obstacles to the race just to keep things interesting! Check out the “extreme kid” french voiceover… c’est formidable!