Category Archives: PioneerDocs

innovative docs who do real pioneer work

Raphaëla Le Gouvello

Raphaëla Le Gouvello is PioneerSuperSurfDoc, BusinessDoc, WriterDoc, CharityDoc and NaturalistDoc

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In 60 days she just crossed the Indian Ocean as first human being on her 7,80 Meter long surf-board and she arrived on June 8th, 2006 in Réunion!
She was the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean in 2000.
Then she was the first person to cross the Mediterranian Sea in 2002
In 2003 she even crossed the Pacific Ocean from Lima to Tahiti in 89 days as pioneer! Continue reading Raphaëla Le Gouvello

William R. Bertelsen

William R. Bertelsen was InventorDoc and PioneerDoc

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William R. Bertelsen (May 20, 1920 – July 16, 2009) was an American inventor who pioneered in the field of air-cushion vehicles (hovercrafts), and inventor of the Aeromobile, which is credited as the first hovercraft to carry a human over land and water.[1] In 2002, He was named the “Father of the Air Cushion Vehicle” by The World Hovercraft Federation.[1] Continue reading William R. Bertelsen

Hannes Lindemann

Hannes Lindemann was SailingDoc and Pioneer….

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Hannes Lindemann (28 December 1922 – 17 April 2015) was a German doctor, navigator and sailor.[1] He made two solo transatlantic crossings, one in a sailing dugout canoe made while working in Liberia and the second in a 17-foot Klepper Aerius II double folding kayak, modified to carry two masts and an outrigger. His book Alone at Sea[2] documents the trips, which were totally unassisted. He was motivated to make the trips by an interest in how the human body and mind respond to survival at sea, a theme which the Kon-Tiki (1947) and Alain Bombard (1952) explored in earlier ocean voyages. Continue reading Hannes Lindemann

Bertrand Piccard

Bertrand Piccard is PioneerDoc with Balloons and Solar Eclipse and more

Dr Bertrand Piccard, doctor, psychiatrist and aviator First person to fly non-stop round the world in a balloon Initiator and pilot of Solar Impulse -first solar driven airplane flying round the world-  President of the Winds of Hope humanitarian foundation and United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, Pioneer of hang gliding in Europe.