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Charles Hedrich (France)
   

Born: March 3rd 1958, in Lyon
Status: married, 3 boys
Education: Mercantile Marine Officer Diploma, deck and engines . Management MBA, « DESS CAAE »
Military service : St Cyr, Coëtquidan. Fighting section’s chief , 13th « Bataillon de Chasseurs Alpins ».
Professional experiences : Deck and engines Mercantile Marine Officer , 7 year at CGM, Compagnie Générale Maritime

- Entrepreneur for 13 years , development in France, Europe, US, 1997 Stock exchange entry, 2000 the company has been sold .

 
Sport achievements :

- Paris Dakar 2003 on motorbike, ranked 6th in 400cm3 series .

- Round the world , non stop solo sailing without assistance. October 2004- February 2005 for 122 days .

- Everest 29,028 ft. May 17th 2006, summitted


Other sport activities :
- Marathon man and 100 Km runner ( ex : ranked 139th at “ 100 Km de Millau” )
- Diplomed ski coach belonging to Saint Nicolas de Véroce (Haute Savoie 74)
- Alpinist :
- Winter alpinism ( ex : second winter time of " directissime Nord de l'Aiguille Verte " in Chamonix … )
- Corridor skiing
- Himalaya expeditions (ex : Nun Kun 7000m, Cho Oyu 8200 m…)
- Car Pilot :
- Kart racing
- Car Rally raid
- Motorbike Pilot since 2001 : Finisher of each race
- Enduro du Touquet - February 2002
- Rally raid Morocco - June 2002
- Master rally - August 2002
- UAE Desert Challenge November 2002
- Skipper 60' Open since May 2003:
- Ranked 11th at The Transat June 2004
- Channel crossing speed record WSSR : Dover - Calais  on July 24 2003