The team

Meet Rivières Évasion’s team, to share with them unforgettable trips in rafting, kayaking and much more !


  • Thomas PASCAL

    CEO and Creator of RIVIÈRES ÉVASION . It’s been 30 years he navigates and teaches kayaking on the rivers in Briançon’s area. He is always ready to share this passion with you. Thomas is also president of the French Syndicat of river guides SNGPCKDA since 2008. In winter, he works at the Ski School in Montgenèvre. He is specialized to teach white water activities to people with disability.

  • DidierJANION

    Didier is a specialist to teach, organise and plan the white water activities.
    His experience in winter when he teaches ski to people with disability is very useful for him when he takes disabled people to raft down the Guisane.

  • Yannick DRUEZ

    River guide at RIVIÈRES ÉVASION.
    Yannick is a a dancer, but he is above all a river guide. He is very experienced and never lose his temper, with him, you’re sure to navigate zen!
    In winter he is a craftsman and drives ambulances.

  • Nicolas BUSSONE

    River guide at RIVIÈRES ÉVASION.
    Good kayaker, he is an expert in creeking, he likes to teach kayak and other white water sports.
    In winter he works at the ski patrol at Montgenevre. Nico is always very careful with the security sides on the trip.

  • Julien FREITAS

    River guide at RIVIÈRES ÉVASION.
    Julien works with us for a few years already, he is always in a good mood and very dedicated to teaching white water sports.
    In winter he is a ski instructor at Serre-Chevalier Monetier les bains.

  • Benjamin LEGENDRE

    River guide at RIVIÈRES ÉVASION.
    Benjamin is specialized in teaching kayaking to the teens and the children.
    In winter he works in a ski shop at Serre-Chevalier Briançon.

  • Fred BLANRUE

    Fred is a traveler he’s been working in several places in the world. Every summer he comes and join us, to enjoy some good time on French Alps rivers. During the rest of the year, he teaches rock climbing.

  • Emmanuel DESILLES

    Latest recruit among RIVIÈRES ÉVASION’s guides, Manu practices also sea kayak. He is very comfortable both on fresh and sea water. He has a passion to teach kayak and white water activities.

  • Jeff Isidore BLERVAQUE BLANC

    Master kayaker and technical adviser at RIVIÈRES ÉVASION.
    He comes to help us on the Guisane during the spring, star in the Verdon (http://verdonsecret.com/), he is also very famous in the Ubaye area. His wildest dream is to win another medal at FEST’EAUX VIVES !

  • JO

    Pilote talentueux de notre bus fusée!


    She is our secretary and in charge of the reception.
    Her biggest assets : her smile and her ability to put up with us every day !
    In winter she works at the ski school at Briançon.