Tony Sbalbi

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Tony Sbalbi
Born (1969-09-04) 4 September 1969 (age 54)
Aix-en-Provence, France
Ski clubÉcole militaire de haute montagne
Medal record
Men's ski mountaineering
Representing  France
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2002 France Team
Silver medal – second place 2006 Italy Vertical race
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2009 Italy Vertical race
Bronze medal – third place 2007 France Relay

Tony Sbalbi AKA "Tony the tiger" (born 4 September 1969) is a French ski mountaineer and non-commissioned officer of the chasseurs alpins corps.

Sbalbi was born in Aix-en-Provence. He attended the Lycée Jean Raynouard in Brignoles.[1] At the age of 18 years he joined the army, where he became instructor at the École militaire de haute montagne (EMHM) in Chamonix. In 1989 he participated in his first ski mountaineering race, and has been member of the French national team since 2002.[2]

Selected results[edit]

Patrouille des Glaciers[edit]

Pierra Menta[edit]

  • 1999: 9th, together with Laurent Fabre
  • 2002: 6th, together with Patrick Blanc
  • 2003: 1st, together with Patrick Blanc
  • 2004: 6th, together with Patrick Blanc
  • 2005: 8th, together with Cyril Champange
  • 2006: 4th, together with Denis Trento
  • 2007: 5th, together with Denis Trento
  • 2008: 6th, together with Ivan Murada
  • 2009: 4th, together with Didier Blanc
  • 2012: 9th, together with Jean Pellissier[10]

Trofeo Mezzalama[edit]

  • 2003: 9th, together with Patrick Blanc and Cédric Tomio
  • 2007: 4th, together with Martin Riz and Alain Seletto
  • 2009: 3rd, together with Didier Blanc and Alain Seletto


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