Nicolas Bonnet

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Nicolas Bonnet
Born (1984-11-06) November 6, 1984 (age 33)
Briançon, France
Height 168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Ski club Team Ecrins Hautes-Alpes

Nicolas Bonnet (born November 6, 1984) is a French ski mountaineer, runner, mountain guide and coach of the national team.

Bonnet was born in Briançon. He started ski mountaineering in 1998 and competed first in 2002. He holds several national titles in different age classes. In 2006, he was also 2006 "junior" class World champion of vertical race, and placed 1st in the "junior" class at the Patrouille des Glaciers as well as at the short distance race of the Pierra Menta. On April 12, 2007 he broke his own course record on the Pelvoux course with a total time of 3 hours 18 minutes.[1] Together with the Germans Benedikt Böhm and Sebastian Haag he planned a speed ski mountaineering tour on the Manaslu,[2] but had to withdraw due to the bad weather conditions and danger of avalanches.[3] He is member of the Team Ecrins Hautes-Alpes and belongs to the national selection since 2007.[4]

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