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Grand Massif athletes

The Grand Massif supports local talents!


More than just results, we are looking to support projects, values, personalities, and above all individuals who are proud of where they come from.

As part of its Origine Grand Massif programme, the Grand Massif supports young talents who practise a mountain related sporting discipline.

Two distinct profiles determine the financial support granted:
The professional competing at the highest level of their discipline.
The budding champion, young talent with an ambitious sporting project.

You are one of those champion, then send us your application !

Applications deadline in october 31, 2023 !

Requisites :

– You must be at least 16 years old.
– You must live in the Arve or Giffre valley.
– You must practice a sport linked with the mountain.

The season is not a selection criterion.


How to apply?
o Send your sponsoring file completed, it must includes :
o Your contacts (email & phone number)
o Your identity informations
o Your motivations
o Your career and ranking informations
o Your capital budget from the last year
o Your capital budget from the actual year
o Send a profile picture (face and half length) in jpeg format. Please no ID picture!

o Send your application to the following email adress :

The selection will be made by a jury from the Grand Massif Domaines Skiables company. Every unfinished application or sent after the deadline will not be considered !

For those who have been sponsored during the last years, the proceeding is the same and an application must be sent every year.

Discover the profiles of the sportsmen and women supported by the Grand Massif

Champions, Budding Champions, all aiming to stand on the top podiums. The Grand Massif is committed to accompany and support them throughout their sporting career.


TÉLÉMARK - Champion

Part of the telemark team for the past 10 years, she has been notching up World Cup podiums. She has a great track record: 7 wins, 51 podiums, and positioned 3rd in the 2022 World Cup.
Her goal for 2023 is to win the gold medal.

Find out more about Argeline



Aged just 16, Baptiste has been ski mountaineering since he was 10.
He has achieved the title of high-level sportsman thanks to the results he obtained in competitions over recent years, and has set his sights on participating in the Olympic Games in 2023.

Find out more about Baptiste


TELEMARK – Budding Champion

Camille has been telemarking for 10 years now with the Samoëns Team Telemark Club, and has been part of the French team for 5 years.
She is slowly progressing towards the world circuit and hopes to be on the World Cup podium as well as becoming World Junior Individual Champion.

Find out more about Camille


TELEMARK – Budding Champion

Having started out with downhill skiing in the resort of Morillon, Maëly is now a member of the Samoëns telemark club, as well as being in the French team for the past 3 years.
Last year, she achieved one of her objectives by getting a 3rd place in the Junior World Championships.
She starts this new season with a smile on her face, hoping to get another podium finish!

Find out more about Maëly


DOWNHILL SKIING – Budding Champion

A top-level sportsman at the age of 20, he competes on the international Alpine ski circuit.
His goal? To compete in European Cup and World Cup races.
This season, Max joined the private Orsatus Ski Racing team, a training and coaching outfit for downhill skiing.

Find out more about Max


TELEMARK – Budding Champion

Representing Ireland on the Telemark World Cup circuit and at the World Championships, Max discovered his passion 4 years ago and is now involved in FIS and World Cup races.
His goal: Acquire a firm foundation to move on to the Senior level.

Find out more about Max


FREERIDE SKIING – Budding Champion

After starting out as an Alpine skier, Maxime took up freeride skiing at the age of 17. He finished 8th in the Junior Freeride World Tour in 2021-2022 and is looking to take part in lots of competitions to give himself the best chance of finishing in the top 20 by the end of the season.

Find out more about Maxime


ENDURO MTB – Champion

Vice world champion in 2021 and 2022 in enduro mountain biking, Morgane is part of the Pivot Factory Racing team.
Her goals are to become French and World Enduro Champion and to triumph in the Enduro World Series.

Find out more about Morgane


TELEMARK – Champion

Winner of the World Cup and then bronze medallist at the World Telemark Championships, Noé has had a string of podium finishes. He has been a telemark skier for the past 13 years and is a member of the French team. His goal is to win a Cristal Globe.

Find out more about Noé


PARAGLIDING – Budding Champion

Robin has been paragliding since he was 12 years old and benefits from the surrounding area to make a living from his passion.
He practices aerobatics and distance flying, and in 2023 would like to participate in the Acro World Qualifier and one day join the Acro World Tour.

Find out more about Robin



Having won her first Super-G World Cup race in March 2022, Romane is one of the top 10 in the world in this discipline.
She lives in Flaine and Samoëns and hopes to compete again in the 2023-2024 World Cup.

Find out more about Romane


DOWNHILL SKIING – Budding Champion

Victim of a plane crash in 2017, Yoan fought bravely to overcome his disability caused by the accident.
He mainly trains with the Carroz Ski Club and would like to join the French team.
Having achieved 3rd place in a French Cup slalom race last year, he is keen to progress further and achieve more French Cup podiums and compete in a European Cup race.

Find out more about Yoan


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