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BAUCHET Arthur
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age18
Place of BirthSaint-Tropez, FRA
Height1.85 m
Weight 62 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW3
Further Personal Information
Residence
Serre Chevalier, FRA
Occupation
Student
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing at age five.
Why this sport?
"From the beginning I loved the sensation, so I told my parents I wanted to go ski racing. They organised so I could ski every weekend of the season and all of the holidays in Serre Chevalier [France]. It was my professor of sport at high school who spoke to me about Para skiing."
Club / Team
Club des Sports du Brianconnais: France
Name of coach
Mickael Charriere [national], FRA; Philippe Lambert; Christian Fermy; Jonathan Pascal
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
France
Location
Landgraaf, NED
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold medals in slalom and giant slalom at the 2017 World Championships in Tarvisio, Italy. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His coaches, and his family (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Facebook page, 06 Mar 2017)
Impairment
He has hereditary spastic paraplegia, a condition affecting his spinal cord that causes weakness and tremors in his legs, and makes him fatigued. He first received treatment for the impairment at age 11. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018; ledauphine.com, 05 Jan 2017; enroutepourrio.eu, 14 Dec 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2018 Downhill - Standing 1:26.29
2 2018 Super-G - Standing 1:26.64
2 2018 Super Combined - Standing 2:10.88
  2018 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNF
2 2018 Slalom - Standing 1:36.50
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2016/2017 Downhill - Standing 1:14.48
2 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing 1:04.09
8 2016/2017 Super Combined - Standing 1:55.57
1 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:13.63
1 2016/2017 Slalom - Standing 1:25.33
World Cup Final
Rank Year Event Result
  2016/2017 Downhill - Standing  DNF
1 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing 1:29.77
1 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing 1:28.91
2 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:10.85
2 2016/2017 Slalom - Standing 1:34.44