His career should have been bought to a premature end when he suffered terrible injuries in a fall at the age of 19. The fall left him 66% disabled. Against all the odds and through his sheer determination and perseverance he overcame all these challenges to become the greatest climber who ever lived. Now famed worldwide he has become a powerful motivational and keynote speaker.
On the Internet there are thousands on videos that show his many climbs. The majority of these videos have achieved millions of views. Alain speaks fluent French and English and has been working on the international corporate circuit for 4 years, giving motivational, keynote and after dinner talks (Dubai, Paris, Abu Dhabi, London, New York, Edinburgh, Singapore, Tokyo, Miami, Moscow etc.). His talks are spellbinding and he invariably receives standing ovations.