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F.I.C.C. Honorary President Camille OLINGER sells his caravan and gives up active camping after more than 50 years!

Date: 20/02/2013
Source: FICC

At the beginning of January 2013, F.I.C.C. received a message in the form of a camping life history from Honorary President Camille Olinger, that he and his beloved partner Jacqueline were giving up camping.
In 1963 he took his late wife Sanny, who died in 1999, and two of his three sons to the first F.I.C.C. rally in Copenhagen and since then he has clocked up 37 international F.I.C.C. rallies to look back on.
In 1987, F.I.C.C. President Ivar Kahl nominated the former F.I.C.C. auditor, Chairman of the Rally Commission and member of the Disciplinary Committee, as Vice-President. Camille Olinger was elected President of the F.I.C.C. federation from 1990 to 1996.

In 1995 Mr. Olinger was awarded the German Camping Prize (Essen Fair).

Camille and Jacqueline have decided to give up on a high note, that is, as Camille said, while we still know what we are doing!!
They were on great form (as usual) when we saw them in Montmagny (Canada) in 2012, and we very much hope that we will see their bright and cheerful selves again from time to time, at the very least at F.I.C.C. rallies not too far from Luxembourg.