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Mountain sport - Skiing, Motorsport - Auto racing

FrenchBorn Luc ALPHAND

French former alpine skier, who is now a race car driver

Born on August 06, 1965 in Briançon, France , France (56 years)

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Alphand made his World Cup skiing debut in 1984. In 1997 he won the World Cup. In the village of Chantemerle (which neighbours Luc's home town of Briançon in the Serre-Chevalier region a black ski run has been named in his honour.

He retired from competitive skiing in 1997 and started a career in auto racing. First in the Nissan Micra Stars Cup (1997–1998), then in the European Le Mans Series (2001), the FIA GT Championship (2002), and the Lamborghini Supertrophy (2002). He won the 2006 Dakar Rally, in which he had finished runner-up a year earlier. With this victory, he was the first ex-skier to win the Paris-Dakar. He recently purchased two Corvette race cars from Pratt & Miller for use in the Le Mans Series and 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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