Name: Cande Patrick
City: Papeete
State: Tahiti
Country: French Polynesia
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Nationality: French
Occupation: Production Manager
Birthday: 20 January 1957
Age: 46
T-Shirt: L
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Number of Years Running: 9
Number of Marathons and 50k's: 18

Qualifying Standard(s) I Meet-1-3
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50 mile races-
La 6000D : La Plagne in France -July 2002: time : 7h 06
Le RAid Thai- November 1999 and 2000 in Thailand
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100km races-100 km de Millau -September 1997 - Millau in France
time : 11h15
Défi Brasserie de Tahiti (100km) :September 2001 -
time : 10h52
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100mi races-
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100mi+ races-
La désert CUP (168 km)- Novembre 2001 in Jordania: time 32h
Le Marathon des Sables (225 Km):April 99 in Marocco: time 27h56mn
Le Raid des Trolls -July 2000 in Norway

Previous Badwater Racing Experience:
Previous Badwater Crewing Experience:
Previous Badwater Clinic Experience:
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My Badwater Finishing Prediction:

Between 40 and 50 hours- I will run 8 km per hour - Stop twice for rest 2*3h and severals stops for food and hydratation (4h)
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My Weirdest Experience:

Le Marathon des Sables ; April 1999 because it was the first time that I run a long distance in the desert . I thought that it was very very difficult but the run was been perfect . The desert is fascinating
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My Most Challenging Race Experience:

La D├ęsert Cup - November 2001. It was the longest race non stop that I run and there were 104 km of sand..
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Why I Run Ultras:

I like efforts and I like push my limits. Also It's good way to know himself more.
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Why I want a slot on the start line of the 2003 Badwater Ultramarathon:

Because I never run this race and I like the death valley . For me It'will be a very interesting challenge with a high temperature .
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My Other Ultrasport Experience:

Cycling in Africa around the Senegal in 1980 - 2000 KM in 21 days.
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Media that I will represent or write for:

No
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Media that will cover my experience in this race:

No
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The Charity that I will represent and raise funds for is:

Not for the moment
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Do I speak English?: yes
Does my crew speak English?: yes
Will I hike Mt. Whitney after the race?: yes
Do I know that I need a Permit to hike on Mt. Whitney?: yes