French surfer Poeti Norac died in early February 2020

Surf: French Surfer Poeti Norac Died at the Age of 24 in Australia

SURF: Poeti Norac went to live her passion of surfing in Australia The French Surf Federation has announced, in agreement with the family of Poeti Norac, the death of the young French surfer (24 years old) during the first weekend of February on the Sunshine Coast. The circumstances of her death, however, were not disclosed. Leaving to live in Australia several months […]

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Sandra Jacmaire returns to a level she had not reached in three years

Les Sables-d’Olonne: Sandra Jacmaire 5th in the French Heptathlon Championship

Sandra Jacmaire is 5th in the French elite heptathlon championship. 5,479 bonus points. 2019 is the year of the return of Sandra Jacmaire ( Sec-Athletics ). Three years that the athlete of Sables-d’Olonne had not reached such a level. At the French elite athletics championship, this weekend in Saint-Etienne, Sandra ranks 5th in the heptathlon. Just behind the best French of the speciality. 5,479 […]

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Silent march on Monday morning for the sailors died in snsm at Sables d'Olonne

Shipwreck at Les Sables-d’Olonne: A silent March Organised on Monday Morning for the Victims

A silent march in tribute to the victims of the tragedy of the sea will take place Monday 10th June. A call for solidarity has been launched to help families. To pay tribute to the rescuers at sea who lost their lives in the sinking of SNSM Patron Jack Morisseau on Friday 7th June, SNSM station Sables-d’Olonne and the municipality organize a silent […]

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Rescuers are busy around the SNSM speedboat stranded on the banks of the Sables-d'Olonne on June 7, 2019.

Storm Miguel: Macron Posthumously Decorates the Three Dead SNSM Rescuers

HEROES: “Those who have agreed to take all risks to ensure the safety of others, to save one of their compatriots, are heroes of the Nation,” said the Elysee in a statement Emmanuel Macron announced this Saturday in a statement that he named, posthumously, knights in the national order of the Legion of Honor the three rescuers […]

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Françoise Rochais and Elastic Artisto have been selected to participate in the next prestigious Monte-Carlo Circus Festival 2020

Les Sables-d’Olonne: The Juggler Françoise Rochais and Elastic Artisto at the Monte Carlo Circus Festival 2020

The juggler Françoise Rochais and Elastic Artisto were selected for the Monte Carlo circus festival 2020 Excellent news for the juggler, Françoise Rochais , and companion Stéphane Delvaux, alias Elastic Artisto from Les Sable-d’Olonne. They were selected for the prestigious International Monte Carlo Circus Festival in January 2020 as the city of Sable-d’Olonne welcomes. Françoise Rochais will represent France and […]

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Tour de France Road closures in the Vendée

Tour de France: All About Road Closures in the Vendée

The Vendée will have its time of the Tour de France cyclists on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th July. Motorists will have to make their arrangements. The Vendée is preparing to host the Grand Départ of the Tour de France cycling, Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th July. On the roads of the department, priority will be given to the peloton. To […]

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Carmen storm did the show at the Sables d'Olonne

Sables d’Olonne: The Carmen storm Attracted a Large Crowd

A short video for those who missed the big show that the Carmen storm offered on Monday 1st January, at the hour of high tide in Sables d’Olonne. Storm , big tidal coefficient, high tide, sun and holiday: all the ingredients were there for the large crowd massed on the edge of the ocean to the Sables […]

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Alex Thomson finishes the Vendée Globe in Second place

Vendée Globe: Alex Thomson welcomed by Armel Le Cléac’h

After the victory of Armel Le Cléac’h in the Vendée Globe, Les Sables d’Olonne welcomes this Friday morning Alex Thomson. The Hugo Boss skipper crossed the finish line at 8.37am. His time: 74 days, 19 hours, 35 minutes, 15 seconds. The gap with Armel Le Cléac’h: 15 hours, 59 minutes, 29 seconds. Fans of the Vendée […]

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Latest updates on the positions in the Vendée Globe

Vendée Globe: The Positions and Rankings on Thursday at 9am

SAILING: The dream is just a stones throw away … After finishing second twice, Armel Le Cléac’h is close to winning his first Vendée Globe. A huge crowd awaits the skipper of Banque Populaire at the Sables d’Olonne, where he is expected to arrive at 5pm this afternoon Except incident, Armel Le Cléac’h, leading the […]

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Latest updates on the positions in the Vendée Globe

Vendée Globe: The Positions and Rankings on Wednesday at 9 am

Leading the Vendée Globe, Armel Le Cléac’h remains ahead of Alex Thomson, but at 9 am on Wednesday, the Breton is only … 40 miles ahead of the Welshman! Third, still found Beyou sailing 798 miles from Le Cléac’h … On the eve of the arrival, the two contenders for victory in the Vendée Globe, […]

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