From passion
to mountains, endurance
science and performance

CHLOË LANTHIER
Masters in Biomechanics and Human Performance
BA Science in exercise physiology

Scientist – Educator – Speaker – Published author – Coach – Athlete
Canadian she lives in Chamonix, France

With over 25 years of dedication Chloë is a renowned international expert and visionary in the field of
human & exercise physiology, biomechanics, neuroscience, sport injuries & prevention and high-performance training
A professional leader in the sport of RUNNING

She is the author of  Trail, les clés pour performer sans se blesser, Glénat 2020
Trail, perform without getting injured – not yet available in English
She’s in the process of writing a second book

 

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To inspire, educate, and share her passions is the foundation of her DNA. Diligent, hard-working, studies & research, writes all her material, and create on-going new programs. She delivers to educational institutions, sport orthopedic & performance clinics, private agencies, at sporting events, and to professional teams and athletes of all levels. She is highly involved in her community offering a wide range of clinics and running programs, a race & festival director and a regular volunteer at local events.

“Professionally and as an athlete I am always looking ahead learning, growing, and curious of the unknown both intellectually & physically. I love to strive towards new pursuits.”

Chloë sets high standards towards the material she writes and delivers and thrives for excellence. The human body fascinates her, she always aims to translate the complexity of human function into progressive and highly effective performance enhancement techniques and rehabilitation & injury prevention applications.

“My work is creative and multidimensional, science combined with movement is an art in itself with unlimited potential, we have zero limits.”

Platform of clients :
World athletics, Nike, LYO (Lyofood), Cirque du Soleil, New York City Ballet, Paris Saint Germain (football), Vancouver Canucks (National Hockey League), Canadian Coaching Certification Program, Opera National de Paris-Ballet, European Space Agency, University of Padua Italy (guest professor) Department of Physics medicine and rehabilitation,  to name a few

Chloë works with sport orthopedic clinics, performance training centers and athletes across North America and Europe

Chloë is the founder & director of  The Chamonix Mountain Endurance Academy  and the annual Chamonix Mountain Running Festival

“I’ve been sharing my expertise and experience with recreational to elite athletes for years, I love the connection, the community and to help unlock physical & mindset potential through the programs I offer.”

Chloë founded the annual Chamonix Mountain Running Festival in 2018, a passion project, bringing together the international mountain-trail running community with educational and cool clinics, and with a wide range of inspiring guest speakers.

A certified NCCP Running Coach with 25 years experience
*level 3 Canadian National Coaching Certification Program

A regular writer and guest speaker for a wide range of publications, conferences and sporting events.
An ambassador athlete for Patagonia and Lyofood
Co-race Director of the Chamonix Patagonia, Run Up For Air Mountain Challenge
Monthly Columnist at Revista Trail Running Magazine, Brazil
Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor (200 hours) she took the program for personal practice and professional pursuit. She spent a decade offering continuing education to yoga instructor in Functional anatomy & Mechanics through the American Yoga Alliance
Certified Merrithew Stott Pilates Rehab – mat & reformer – 200 hours
Perfectly fluent in french and English

Athletic accomplishments
An accomplished mountain athlete & runner and an endurance cyclist. Also passionate about skate skiing, skinning up mountains and skiing fresh powder.

“I’ve been an endurance & mountain athlete for most of my life and there is a big correlation between my professional and athletic life. True passion and dedication. I compete against myself, exploring my mental and physical capacities, it’s a daily ritual on and off the single track.”

Chloë has been competing since the age of 12 an accomplished track & cross country runner, with over 40 podiums in Ultra and mountain-trail races. She has completed five Marathon des Sables a 245km, 7 day race, with a best 5th female. She finished first female in the Raid Delta i Ports, Spain 180km  and High Altitude Ultra-Marathon, Kenya 195km.

She competed in multi-day and cross-country mountain biking for a decade with over 50 podiums
She was the World Champion of 24hrs Solo of Mountain Biking in 1999
First women, in La Ruta de los Conquistadores, 161 miles, 29 thousand feet, Pacific to Atlantic, Costa Rica.
Third women in the Southern Traverse Adventure race, South Island New Zealand.
She was part of the Canadian Eco-Challenge, 500km unsupported multi-sport event finishing 10th overall

She competed for several years in the Iditarod Trail Invitational (and the Iditasport) both unsupported winter bike events in Alaska. From 160km, 560km and challenging the full Iditarod trail, 1000 miles from Anchorage to the Arctic Circle. Accumulating top female finishes and coming in the top 10 overall.

In 2001 Chloë was awarded the Canadian Adventure & Expedition Athlete recipient of the Year by the Globe & Mail.

Fun facts:
Won first race in grade one : snowshoe race
Started ballet at age four with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal
As a child I was obsessed with swimming and riding my bike

x-training_cmykIn 1998 in Whistler BC, Chloë founded the Sports & outdoor x-training school to share her passion for endurance sports by offering a series of multi-sport training camps and seminars to the local community. Three decades later her work and vision has expanded considerably and across  North America and Europe.
We have three division to the business:
The  Chamonix Mountain Endurance Academy, encompassing all our mountain & high-performance programs in the Mont Blanc region and beyond.
Chloë Lanthier Consulting her professional passions : human performance, biomechanics, neuroscience, teaching, writing, sharing and innovating.
The Strides to Perform Run Certification program, an in-depth certification specialty for running coaches and sport performance & orthopedic specialists