Jean-Louis ETIENNE has a rather singular career, since he started with an apprenticeship of milling turner before doing medicine. After a surgical internship, a specialty of nutrition and sports biology, he puts his skills at the service of a dream: to explore, to survey the world. He will be a doctor aboard Father Jaouen’s Bel Espoir for the rehabilitation of drug addicts, with Alain Colas for an Atlantic record, Eric Tabarly’s Pen Duick 6 for the Race around the World, in the Himalayas at Broad Peak, the north face of Everest …

Book : 30 ans d’espéditions – Ed. Chêne