Jean-Baptiste Chandelier (FRA)

Full name:
Jean-Baptiste Chandelier     

Nickname: 
JB

Date of Birth: 
18/08/1985    

Place of birth: 
Briançon, France   

Nationality: 
French    

Profession: 
Professional paragliding pilot, video maker, paragliding designer and test pilot      

Sport / activities (different to your profession): 
Speed riding, skiing, snowboarding, trial bike, drum, guitar         

Place of residence: 
Baratier, French Alps    

Biggest accomplishments: 
Fly like I want, like on my childhood dream. Share my passion with all the world.    

Latest success or project: 
The paragliding video Touch. The goal was to share the feeling of flight and to show what is possible to do with a wing. The public share it all around the world and many people started paragliding after see this movie. 

Lifetime project: 
My goal is to create a perfect team, to work with friends to enjoy all the projects, to share amazing flights, to live amazing moments, to finally make even better videos.        

Favourite spot / location(s): 
Briançon le prorel (France) in winter time, Ceillac (France) the spring/summer and Iquique (Chile) the automne

Favourite music/song:
Welcome home from radical face        

Personal statement / philosophy: 
I am optimism and obstinate. Everything is possible if you work to do it.     

Platforms of athlete:
Website: www.jeanbaptistechandelier.com/
Youtube: www.youtube.com/c/Jbchandelier
Facebook: www.facebook.com/jbchandelier
Twitter: twitter.com/jbchandelier

Partnership with adidas since: 
2013    

Most stupid thing you ever did! 
Fly almost naked with blond wig, wings on my back and just 5C° for a stupid photo project.