The Cleanest Line
Léa Brassy

Léa Brassy

Léa is a French surfer and adventurer based between Biarritz and French Polynesia. Dedicated to her passion for the ocean, she is committed to a simple lifestyle on the roads less traveled, in her van or aboard her sailboat.


The enormous amount of ice that carried all these rocks over the course of hundreds of years has now melted away. Photo: Vincent Colliard

Glacier Retreat

Jan 18, 2018 January 18, 2018

Experiencing places myself is the ultimate chance for imprinting the reality of them in my mind. Living for a year on a remote atoll in the Pacific allowed me to witness the seawater level rising and its consequences. Yet picturing what’s happening far across the world remains abstract for me. Read More

Photo: Bummy Koepenick

Aboard a Simple Craft

May 11, 2017 May 11, 2017

Last November, I boarded a sailing canoe for the Tahiti Nui Holopuni Va’a Channel Crossing race. The event was from Tahiti to Bora Bora: five legs, five days, six islands, and 215 miles of a challenging and inspiring journey through the jewels of French Polynesia. I am not a paddler… Read More