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Ski: in video, Julien Lizeroux's spectacular night slalom between fiery poles

2021-11-26T07:58:57.915Z

THE SPORT SCAN. The 2009 slalom vice-world champion raced between 100 fiery poles. A feat shot at night in La Plagne.



The little movie posted on YouTube is called “

Fire

”.

And his vision oscillates between the sublime and the hypnotic.

The former tricolor slalomer Julien Lizeroux - he retired at the beginning of the year, at age 41 - takes up a new challenge: slide at full speed between 100 fiery poles, at night, of course.

This video was made in La Plagne by his friend the free skier Julien Régnier.

"

We needed two nights of testing before having the correct technique for lighting the poles, as well as a good evening of adjustments to manage the low lighting and the piloting of the drone

", explained the latter.

I had to deal with the unknown, the apprehension of not seeing anything between the stakes and the risk of fire.

 "

Julien Lizeroux

The result was spectacular, with the 2009 slalom vice-world champion coming as close as possible to the flames.

"

Launching into the dark night with torches for only light, it is an experience that could not be more delicate," commented Julien Lizeroux.

I had to deal with the unknown, the apprehension of not seeing anything between the stakes and the risk of fire.

"

The Savoyard skier will organize on April 2, 2022, still in La Plagne, his resort, the 4th edition of the Super Slalom: 300 poles to swallow in one go on a 4 km track.

Source: lefigaro

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