Once a year, in mid September, the international festival COUPE ICARE takes place in Saint-Hilaire du Touvet, a small town in the French Alps near Grenoble. Competitions of air skiing are held and the winner takes the festival,s cup.
The competitors jump from the cliff above the green valley wearing colorful cloths or costumes.
The festival attracts lovers of skiing and diving. In addition, international exhibitions of diving and skiing equipments are presented as well as professional movies about surfing, competitions of designing surfboards and lovely street shows.