Sat, 6 March 2021
“The first thing I thought was...you’re not dying today,” says Matthias, Super Frenchie, Giraud when remembering an epic ski-BASE jump on the North face of Matterhorn with one ski.
Spartan Up Podcast, DEKA Series hosts’ Jarod Cogswell and Yancy Culp talk with Matthias about how to conquer fear and live an intentional life. In this episode you’ll learn:
-The origin story for Matthias’ famous Eiger-Matterhorn-Mont Blanc alpinist trilogy ski-BASE adventure
-Humility and how to achieve it
-How to balance excitement with fear
-Matthias’ prep routine - both mental and physical - when readying for a world-record jump
-Why is Man’s Search for Meaning one of his favorite books?
-What is identity death and how did Matthias recover from it?
-How has Matthias’ focus from Ski-BASEING transitioned into his family-life?
-What is the most important lesson to teach your kids?
Connect with Super Frenchie
Learn more about Super Frenchie:
Matthias Giraud also known as “Super Frenchie” (born on September 24, 1983) is a professional skier and B.A.S.E. jumper. He was born in Evreux, France and grew up skiing at St Gervais-les-Bains/Megeve, France. Matthias is known for combining BASE jumping with skiing and completed several first descents and ski BASE jumps across the globe including the first ski BASE jump off the Matterhorn in Switzerland. Matthias Giraud currently lives in Bend, Oregon.
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Producer: Ryan Warner
Host: Jarod Cogswell and Yancy Culp
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