- Hometown: Normandie, France
- Resides: Biarritz, France
Adventuring in the ocean brings Léa as far afield as the snowy shores of the Arctic and the remote coral reefs of the Pacific Islands. A dedicated waterwoman committed to living her passions fully, she enjoys surfing, bodysurfing, spearfishing and sailing. Léa has adopted a nomadic and minimalist lifestyle. She believes in simplicity as a resource for wellness and sustainability.
Started surfing at age 11 in Normandie
Moved to Biarritz for surfing at 16
At 19, she took her first solo trip to Morocco
Became a qualified nurse at 22
Surfed large waves in Guéthary
Solo road trip around New Zealand for 5 months
Surfing and mountaineering trip with her partner in Northern Norway in 2010. Started simple-voyage.com blog
Became a Patagonia surf ambassador in 2011
Started spearfishing in Hawaii with Kimi Werner
Featured in Catch It
Made her first film Being There in 2016 about a surfing and skiing expedition in Iceland she and her partner took
Worked as a nurse on a remote island of French Polynesia for 1 year.
* Lives part time on her 31-foot sailboat in Tahiti