Paul Villecourt : Ze boss !

Creator and organiser of the Open Canoe Festival, Paul works as an outdoor reporter and photographer. Author of the book “Guide du canoë en France” (Canoeing in France), his reports led him to paddle the world four corners and are regularly published in press magazines. His website :

In 2017, with Philippe Bouvat, he paddled France from east to west during a 2 months and 1570 km trip between Geneva and Saint Nazaire.

In 2021, with Christian Barbier, he has developed a new way to travel by canoe + bike.