Video: Taïg Khris On What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Extreme Sports

“Technology is opening up more ways of using the smartphone,” Khris said. “We want to break up a lot of the established thinking about what your smartphone can do.”

8 years ago   •   1 min read

By Chris O'Brien

A true celebrity in France, Taïg completed a spectacular roller blade jump from the first floor of the Eiffel Tower in Paris in 2010. He is now facing another life-changing challenge with the launch of OnOff, a mobile app built by a Tallinn-based startup he founded in 2013.

I met Khris in December 2014 when I interviewed him on stage at LeWeb in Paris. The title of the talk: “What every entrepreneur can learn from extreme sports.”

You can read my profile of Khris here:

Meet Onoff CEO Taïg Khris: Extreme sports star wants to be France’s next great entrepreneur
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And here is that jump:

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