DRIFT AND DIVE
Date: August 10, 2018 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Three elite divers will perform a high-intensity diving demonstration from the Bota Bota rooftop. Passengers will be able to view, from the 3rd deck, a performance that will be high in emotions, all while enjoying a few bites and cocktails. DJ set for the evening, the event will be hosted by the famous sports coach and host Stéphane Lapointe.
$75 per person, includes a layover water circuit, 1 drink and 5 bites
Reservations online or by phone at 514-284-0333.
- Lysanne Richard | www.lysannerichard.com
Chicoutimi native, Lysanne Richard was awarded FINA Female Athlete of the Year by FINA in December 2016. She also won the 2016 FINA Women’s World Cup in Abu Dhabi. She has podium finishes at the RedBull Cliff Diving with two wins, three seconds and a third place in the network in 2015 and 2016. She had to miss the competition circuit in 2017 due to injury, but she is back in 2018 and already has a third place under her belt this season. Also a circus performer, she graduated from the National Circus School in 2004 and worked at Cirque du Soleil for the 7 doigts de la main for more than 10 years. A mother of three, she loves to share her passion for sports, she is a passionate lecturer, she is well represented in the media, she has written several blogs for TVA Sport and the Olympic Park and is also a specialist analyst since 20115 for the RedBull Cliff Diving broadcast on TVA Sport and TVA Sport 2.
High-flying dives shows and competitions 20, 22 and 27 m.
Canada, United States, Mexico, Brazil, France, Japan, Oman, Bermuda, Italy, Azores and Russia from 2000 to 2015
Named High-Dive Female Athlete of the Year by FINA, December 2016
• 1st place, Red Bull Circuit, Sisikon, Switzerland, August 2018
• 3rd place, Red Bull Circuit, S. Miguel, Azores, Portugal, July 2018
• 1st place, Red Bull Circuit, Mostar BIH, September 2016
• 1st place, Red Bull Circuit, Polignano A Mare, Italy, August 2016
• 1st place, FINA World Cup, Abu Dhabi, March 2016
• 2nd place, Red Bull Circuit Pembrokeshire, Wales, GBR, Sep 2016
• 2nd place, Red Bull Circuit S. Miguel, Azores, PORTUGAL, July 2016
• 3rd place, Red Bull Shirahama Circuit, JPN, October 2016.
• 2nd overall ranking, season 2016, Red Bull Cliff Diving
• 2nd place, Red Bull Cliff Diving, Texas, May 2015
• 1st place, Real Diving Chiapas, Tuxtla, Mexico, 2011
Lysanne Richard, high on life: http://botabota.ca/en/lysanne-richard-high-on-life/
- Maxime Robitaille
Born in 1977, Maxime took his first dive at the age of 10 in 1987. 25 years of diving followed, including 14 as a professional acrobatic diver.
In 2012, after 3500 shows performed and in great shape, Maxime retired to start new adventures.
However, his path still sometimes crosses with the world of diving. Maxime will dive from the top of the Bota Bota roof during the unique event “Dive into Drift”. The opportunity for him to reconnect with his first love, and take our breath away!
- Marie-Andrée Normandin
At the age of 13, Marie-Andrée began her career as a 3-meter specialist diver and was crowned Canadian synchronized diving champion in the 3-meter event in 2007.
She then went on to compete internationally and finished her diving career by becoming 1-meter World Masters Champion and World Champion 3-meter Masters in 2014.
During her career as an athlete, she was also a circus performer at Les Productions Haut Vol for 10 years, where she began to do high-flying diving in several shows. Due to injuries, she had to end her athletic career, but continued to accumulate professional challenges and discovered a passion for information technology. She is now a implementation of innovation and health strategist.