Anselme Baud (France)
Stars of Bansko film fest 2019
Anselme Baud (France) – extreme skier, major force in the development of extreme skiing in Europa – Presentaion day – 22 November, 20:15h., Big Hall, Culture center “Nikola Vapcarov”, Bansko
One of the most respected skiers in the Alps, Anselme Baud became a mountain guide in 1973 and was a major force in the development of extreme skiing in Europe along with fellow alpinists Patrick Vallençant and Jean-Marc Boivin, both whom perished in the mountains. Baude is the author of Chamonix – Mont Blanc and the Aiguilles Rouges – a Guide for Skiers and filmed his descent of the Aiguille Blanche de Peuterey with Vallençant in 1977. In 2008 he was decorated with the French Legion of Honour award.