Well the story goes that Claudy Weibel is not only a magician on the Pétanque court, he apparently wiped the floor in pool with about every shark in the place.
Virtual unknown on Amelia Island and the region prior to the Pétanque America tournament, Liquor and Package stores are now carrying the Ricard brand and several establishments have it in their bar line up
European Champion Claudy Weibel and New York partner Xavier Thibaud were too strong for the rest of the Petanquers in the Amelia Island Pétanque America Open last weekend.
Michel wears many hats- from dynamic restaurant owner, award-winning cookbook author and media personality- to food policy activist and non-profit foundation CEO.
Petanque, the best party game in town. Listen how celebrity chef Jacques Pepin explains it.
Fernandina Beach on the quaint Island of Amelia, has touched so many with the promise of returning to our beautiful shores that the next pétanque tournament is almost certainly sealed.
The Pétanque America Tournament is fast becoming a showcase of excellent team spirit for a fantastic game of highly competitive “boule” play.
Not without a grateful nod to the beautiful weather, the first Amelia Island Pétanque America Open was a huge success. Hundreds of spectacular games gave a very appreciative Amelia Island crowd a taste of Petanque. The finals on a beautiful…
As the wind is lightly calming down, dozens of competitors in this weekend’s International Petanque tournament were crowding the courts while these were still being measured and laid out.
The calibre of competitors, which includes former World Champion Claudy Weibel from Belgium and a range of Celebrity Chefs, validates this event as a welcome addition to the tourism palate of our island.
80 teams from around the world so far have registered for the First Amelia Island Petanque America Open and more names are still coming in every day.