Film

The Frenchy

Eighty- two year old Jaques Houot, may just have found the fountain of youth.
 
Mountain Biker Jacques Houot. credit: Michelle Smith

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Running time

14 minutes

Country / Nationality

USA

Our Judges say:

JOYOUS

Claire Carter Writer, Film Officer for Kendal Mountain Festival, 'Creative Consultant'.

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Ed Birch Director of Salt-Street productions

Jacques “The Frenchy” Houot (pronounced “oo-oh”) is a Colorado icon. He is an 82-year-old athlete who gets after it non-stop on skis, mountain bike, and the cyclocross Jacques “The Frenchy” Houot (pronounced “oo-oh”) is a Colorado icon. He is an 82-year-old athlete who gets after it non-stop on skis, mountain bike, and the cyclocross race circuit. Jacques is an accomplished athlete, but the real story is how he inspires us with his contagious love of life, epic tales of survival, ability to counter ageing through laughter, and his impact on the community over decades.