Corinne Favre

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Corinne Favre
Personal information
Born (1970-12-15) December 15, 1970 (age 48)
Sport
Country France
SportSki mountaineering
Skyrunning
Achievements and titles
World finals2 Skyrunning World Cup
  • Overall
    • 2005
    • 2008

Corinne Favre (born December 15, 1970) is a French professional ski instructor, competitive ski mountaineer,[1] and champion mountain runner.[2]

Biography[edit]

In November 2008 she and an accompanying Sherpa suffered a serious accident while descending from the Pumori mountain during an expedition in Nepal.[3] After convalescing, she returned to action in the Championnat de France Vertical Race in January 2009.[4]

Selected results[edit]

Ski mountaineering[edit]

  • 1998:
    • 3rd, Trofeo Kima[5]
  • 1999:
  • 2001:
  • 2002:
  • 2003:
  • 2004:
  • 2006:
    • 1st, Trofeo Kima[5]
    • 3rd, World Championship team race (together with Carole Toïgo)
    • 3rd, World Championship relay race (together with Carole Toïgo, Véronique Lathuraz and Nathalie Bourillon)
    • 5th, World Championship vertical race
  • 2007:
    • 1st, Trofeo Kima[5]
    • 2nd, European Championship team race (together with Véronique Lathuraz)
    • 2nd, European Championship relay race (together with Véronique Lathuraz and Laëtitia Roux)
    • 7th, European Championship vertical race
  • 2008:
    • 3rd, World Championship relay race (together with Nathalie Bourillon, Véronique Lathuraz and Valentine Fabre)
    • 4th, World Championship team race (together with Nathalie Bourillon)
    • 5th, World Championship vertical race
    • 10th, World Championship combined ranking
  • 2009:
  • 2012:

Pierra Menta[edit]

  • 1997: 4th, together with Nathalie Bourillon
  • 1998: 3rd, together with Jana Heczková
  • 1999: 2nd, together with Gloriana Pellissier
  • 2001: 2nd, together with Carole Toïgo
  • 2003: 3rd, together with Carole Toïgo
  • 2004: 2nd, together with Carole Toïgo
  • 2005: 3rd, together with Carole Toïgo
  • 2006: 4th, together with Carole Toïgo
  • 2007: 2nd, together with Nathalie Bourillon
  • 2008: 4th, together with Véronique Lathuraz
  • 2009: 5th, together with Magali Jacquemoud

Patrouille des Glaciers[edit]

  • 1998: 3rd, together with Danielle Hacquard and Véronique Lathuraz
  • 2006: 2nd (together with Véronique Lathuraz and Nathalie Bourillon)
  • 2008: 2nd (together with Laëtitia Roux and Nathalie Bourillon)

Trofeo Mezzalama[edit]

Sky running[edit]

Favre won the Sentiero 4 Luglio SkyMarathon in 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2008. In 2005, she won the Pikes Peak Marathon at her first attempt,[10] and also won the Buff Skyrunner World Series the same year after winning five of the six races in which she competed.[11] She had previously finished second in 2003 despite winning three races, more than any other competitor,[12] and seventh overall in 2004 after placing first and second in the only two races in which she took part.[13] She won her second Skyrunner Series title in 2008,[14] and is also a three-time winner of the race from Base Camp to Lukla on Mount Everest.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ski Mountaineering 2006 - Full Results + World Ranking" Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine, UIAA
  2. ^ Profile of Corinne Favre Archived 2007-10-09 at the Wayback Machine, Tenforme.com
  3. ^ "Grave accident pour Corinne Favre sur le Pumori (Népal)", Kairn.com, November 5, 2008 (French)
  4. ^ "Championnat de France Vertical Race", skimountaineering.org, January 31, 2009 (French)
  5. ^ a b c d e Trofeo Kima
  6. ^ a b "Tour du Rutor". Archived from the original on 2012-02-16. Retrieved 2009-04-11.
  7. ^ C.N.S.A. 1999 - Top 25 femme Archived November 28, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ C.N.S.A. 2001 - catégorie femme Archived 2006-11-28 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ 2011 Trofeo Mezzalama - women results
  10. ^ "Pikes Peak results for ‘Corinne Favre’", Skyrunner.com
  11. ^ "General Classification 2005", Buff Skyrunner website
  12. ^ "2003 Results", Buff Skyrunner website
  13. ^ "General Classification 2004", Buff Skyrunner website
  14. ^ "Kilian Jornet and Corinne Favre winners of World Series 2008", Buff Skyrunner website, September 23, 2008
  15. ^ "Canadian Mt. Everest 2005; Along a trail as wide as a footstep", EverestNews.com, April 7, 2005

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