This sand sculpting team started by Michel Lepire in 1994, travels the world amazing and delighting people everywhere. Standing left to right is Michel Lepire, Guy-Olivier Deveau and Marc Lepire. Michel Lepire began sculpting snow as a hobby and progressed to ice, fruits, vegetables, sand, and wood. Now the company he founded competes at many different festivals and exhibitions. In 2002 Michel Lepire won the World Championship title for sand sculpting held every year in Vancouver, Canada.

He also won two Gold medals when he was with the Canadian snow sculpting team. The theme of this year’s festival is "The World At Our Feet". Lepire's company is available for hire for your special events and can be reached through their website at:

Video interview recorded July 7, 2007 at Lac Beauchamp Park in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada.