Louis-Philippe Loncke is a Belgian explorer, adventurer, project consultant, speaking coach and entrepreneur. He has done many expeditions from solo extreme treks across deserts, long distance sea-kayaking on rivers or lakes, scientific or expeditions to raise awareness for an ecological cause. Most of his expeditions were prepared while still having a full time job as IT project consultant.
Last November, Louis-Philippe Loncke had the first ever unsupported crossing of Death Valley in California. For details of this journey, please visit the blog on his website. A map with clickabale PINK CAMERAS provides access to some 360 photos.
Louis-Philippe Loncke received recognition as torchbearer for the 2012 London Olympics, Fellow of the Explorers Club, elected Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society and Ambassador for the Jane Goodall Institute in Belgium. In 2014, he was knighted by Dr. Goodall herself “Sir Iguana”, knight for the Youth, the Animals and the plants at the European parliament. He is a JCI member. As an entrepreneur, Louis-Philippe Loncke has his own company and works as freelancer in IT management consultancy, consultancy for expeditions and develops a start-up to collect information about expeditions online. In parallel he gives motivational speeches and speaking coach. He was on a TEDx stage three times. [Facebook, YouTube and Twitter]
Day 1 (30 Oct): 37°15'23.7"N, 117°37'04.9"W:
Day 5 (03 Nov): 36°29'37"N, 116°58'24"W:
Day 6 (04 Nov): 36°11'20"N, 116°52'23"W: