Jean Le Cam is a competitor. Escoffier, Kevin Jean Le Cam, a fellow Vendee Globe contender, rescued him. The PRB team was notified at 0118 hours UTC that their Vendee Globe race captain, Kevin Escoffier (PRB), had been rescued by another Vendee Globe racer Jean Le Cam (Yes We Cam!). Escoffier's boat, Jules Verne, was found by Le Cam 150 miles from the nearest land mass. He managed to get help to Escoffier before he lost consciousness.
Escoffier was airlifted to hospital in Nantes in critical condition but has been upgraded to serious condition. His right arm and shoulder are broken. Doctors will decide in the next few days if they will try to repair his arm or not. If they do not try to fix it who knows what kind of life Escoffier will be able to lead afterwards. This event is putting a huge strain on both men's bodies and minds. Let's hope for a full recovery for all involved.
Escoffier's wife is pregnant and due in April. They have a young son named William who has been staying with Escoffier's parents while his dad has been away.
This is what we know so far. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
Jakob Ingebrigtsen of Norway defeated his older brother to capture European 5,000m gold just a day after winning the 1500m championship in Berlin. In doing so, the 17-year-old became the first athlete in European history to complete the double. His sibling...
The two climbers' rescue was a significant media event in New Zealand, with the entire country enthralled by the dramatic episode. When they were rescued, Inglis and Doole were practically starved and on the verge of death. Mark's legs were amputated below the knee after the rescue. He was 23 years old at the time. After recovering from his injuries, he returned to climbing and today is one of New Zealand's top rock photographers.
Inglis was driving back from a climbing trip when his car broke down near Wanaka. Even though it was late at night, he decided to wait for help instead of trying to fix the car himself. While waiting, he had some food and drink, but then fell asleep in the driver's seat. The next thing he knew, police were waking him up and taking him away in an ambulance.
After surviving such a dangerous situation, it might seem obvious that Inglis would take safety measures to prevent this kind of incident from happening again. But actually, there are many drivers around the world who fall asleep at the wheel each year and they never get caught because they don't wake up until their car has crashed into something hard or overturned at high speed.
To protect themselves against falling asleep at the wheel, drivers should stay awake by listening to music, talking on the phone, or doing other things that aren't important for driving while driving. They should also try not to drive for more than eight hours without stopping.
Phil Esposito is a former professional ice hockey administrator, coach, and player from Canada. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame after playing 18 seasons in the NHL with the Chicago Black Hawks, Boston Bruins, and New York Rangers. He is the older brother of... and is regarded as one of the finest players of all time.
He played junior hockey for the St. Michael's Buzzers in Toronto before turning pro with the Montreal Canadiens. After two seasons with the Canadiens, Esposito was drafted by the Chicago Black Hawks of the NHL. He helped the team to win the first of six Stanley Cups in 1955-56 and became an integral part of the "Famous First Line" along with Johnny Bucyk and Norm Ullman.
After eight more seasons with the Black Hawks, during which time they won another three cups, Esposito was traded to the Boston Bruins. He spent four years with the Bruins before being acquired by the New York Rangers in 1969. With the Rangers, Esposito helped them win their first cup in 1970-71. He retired after that season, having played 18 seasons in the NHL.
Since retiring from the NHL, Esposito has been involved in many ways with hockey. He served as an assistant coach for the Chicago Blackhawks from 1974 to 1976 and again from 1978 to 1980. From 1981 to 1990 he worked as a scout for the Blackhawks.
Havlat suffered an injury against the Vancouver Canucks on May 1, 2013, that sidelined him for the duration of the playoff quarter-finals. On May 18, he returned in Game 3 of the semi-final against the Los Angeles Kings, but was speared 52 seconds into the game by Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa. The play left Havlat with a broken jaw; he would miss the rest of the playoffs.
Havlat returned for the start of the 2014-15 season. On November 11, 2014, he scored his first goal of the season during a 4-3 win over the New York Rangers. He went on to finish the season with 15 goals and 12 assists for 27 points in 46 games played.
In 2015-16, Havlat appeared in all 48 games for the Pittsburgh Penguins scoring 13 times. He ended the season as one of the top power-play quarterbacks in the league with 1.6 goals per game on the man advantage.
Havlat signed a one-year contract with the Penguins on July 9, 2016. He made the team out of training camp and played in all 82 games during the 2016-17 season, finishing with 16 goals and 31 assists for 47 points. Havlat also had three goals and two assists in seven NHL postseason games.
He signed a one-year contract extension with Pittsburgh on July 24, 2017.