The Air Caledonia Loyalty Islands Triathlon made its big comeback last weekend in Lifou! Organized in parallel with the Beach Party, the triathlon brought together around a hundred participants who came for the occasion.
Remarkable performances among women and men
The triathletes were able to compete in two event formats: the S format with 750m of swimming, 20km of cycling and 5km of running and the M format and its 1.5km of swimming, 40km of cycling and 10km of running. foot. After swimming, running and cycling under a radiant sun, Hortense Happey won first place in the M format and Katell Houet in the S course for women. On the men’s side, Thibault Kervella (on the M format) and Gilles Hubault (S format) arrive on the first place of the podium. A big congratulations to the winners!
In addition to the courses for adults, children were also invited to this great sporting event. An untimed race propped them up
A friendly event
Organized in parallel with the Beach Party, participants were also invited to the Beach Party: a weekend of festivities organized by the Province of the Islands in Luengoni. The athletes were thus able to discover more about Lifou and the activities of the island between tasting the local cuisine, discovering tourist activities and cultural events.
Air Calédonie is happy to have been able to contribute to the success of this second edition of the Triathlon, organized by its partner Challenge Organisation. To mark the occasion, all the participants were able to leave with a set of gifts in the colors of the company.
Congratulations to all participants and see you next year!
On Saturday October 15, the 26th edition of the Raid Air Calédonie de l’Ile des Pins was held. The many runners came to the end of the 16.5km course crossing the kunié lands, starting from the church of Vao to finish the race in the bay of Kanuméra in the morning.
For this 2022 edition of the Raid, nearly 120 participants competed for victory in this major sporting event.
Eric Concé and Oswald Cochereau finally share first place on the men’s podium, crossing the finish arch in the same stride after 1h13’69 of the race. A top 3 completed by Clémentin Vignau.
Among the women, Camille Gallais won first place in 1h38’47. Sonia Le Berre came second 5 minutes after the winner and Laure Lebleu completed the podium in 1h45’08.
Congratulations for all participants
Air Calédonie is proud to have been able to participate in the success of this major event, organized by its partner Challenge Organisation.
This beautiful day ended with a convivial meal and the awarding of prizes for the winners.
The 6 winners (3 first male finishers and 3 first female finishers) were awarded a prize each offered by the company.
And if the winners were spoiled, all the runners were able to leave the Isle of Pines with a small gift in the colors of Air Calédonie to congratulate them on their participation.
Congratulations to all the runners and see you next year!
Already associated with several local initiatives in the sports field, the company wanted to contribute to the cultural development of the territory. It is now done! Air Calédonie is proud to announce the conclusion of a partnership with Le Mouv’ NC.
Le Mouv’, a key player in the country’s cultural development
An association nestled in the heart of the Rivière Salée district, Le Mouv’ also offers users a 400-seat concert hall, classrooms and a fully equipped recording studio. The objective of the association is to promote social cohesion and dialogue among New Caledonians, in particular through a wide variety of programming. About twenty concerts are organized each year: Kanéka, Reggae, Soulfunk, Rock & Folk rub shoulders and sometimes mix to offer a nice bouquet of diverse and varied musical scents in the image of New Caledonian society.
Promoting culture to New Caledonians
Air Calédonie is happy to be able to contribute to promoting culture to the New Caledonian public. Facilitating the movement of artists during events, promoting cultural events via its communication media and allowing access to these events are all means implemented by the company to participate in this project.
To find out about the program of events organized by the Mouv’, go to our partner’s Facebook page or website!
And to attend the first edition of the Kaneka Legend festival to be held on November 12, 2022 at the South Arena in Païta, don’t delay in booking your entrance tickets!