From passion to mountains, endurance science and performance
In 1998 in Whistler BC, Chloë Lanthier founded the Sports & outdoor x-training school to share her passion for endurance sports, training and racing 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 Canada, USA and Europe. For 2021 we are letting go of our original name and logo but maintaining our legacy!
Now with over 25 years of dedication Chloë is a renowned international expert and visionary in the field of human biomechanics and physiology, sport rehabilitation and performance enhancement training. A leader in the sport of RUNNING
Scientist – Educator – Speaker – Author – Coach – Athlete Canadian she lives in Chamonix, France
“I am grateful to be working with amazing individuals that strive to expand their knowledge to be the best in their field. It’s team work and dedication that enables us to offer excellent and efficient rehabilitation and performance development training to the athlete. They need to stay injury free to achieve and perform.”
CHLOË LANTHIER Masters in Biomechanics and Human Performance BA Exercise science & physiology NCCP Level 3 Run Coach 30 years experience and contributor research writer
“To inspire, educate and share my passions is the foundation of my work. I use different medias to do so from articles, live videos, my book, online seminars and I organize festival, community events, symposium, training camps, coaching… I love the human connection, I feed off that energy .”
Shethrives for excellence and sets high standards towards the material she writes and delivers. 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.” An accomplished mountain runner and endurance mountain athlete for three decades, and she has a weakness for skate skiing, skinning up mountains and skiing fresh powder.
“I’ve been training in the mountains for decades, I love it ; the environment, distance, intensity, I compete against myself , exploring my mental and physical capacities, is a daily ritual on and off the single track.”
It’s a priority for her to share and help athletes maximize their mindset and physical potential through her coaching and training camps and the special events she offers.
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 Athletic accomplishments Chloë has been competing since the age of 12, an accomplished track runner and 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 competed for several years in the Iditarod Trail Invitation 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.