Famously known as the pioneer of extreme skiing, Sylvain Saudan joins us for a special VIMFF evening.
Born in Lausanne in 1936, Sylvain is a Swiss mountain guide, ski teacher and an international lecturer.
He was the first to attempt extreme ski descents and was nicknamed by the media as “The Skier of the Impossible” when he first skied down “Couloir Gervasutti”, a 65 degree chute in the Alps.
Sylvain Saudan is before all an adventurer,…More On Speaker
So you imagine a skier on the side of the road, your fingers commanding back flips and roof drops, improbable rail slides and huge airs.
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