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BAUCHET Arthur
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age18
Place of BirthSaint-Tropez, FRA
Height1.85 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW3
Further Personal Information
Residence
Brianšon, FRA
Occupation
Athlete, 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 arranged it 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 d'Hiver du Brianconnais [FRA] / Club de Serre Chevalier [FRA]:
Name of coach
Jonathan Pascal [Serre Chevalier]; Philippe Lambert [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
France
Location
Landgraaf, NED
General Interest
Nicknames
Roi Arthur [King Arthur]. (laprovence.com, 28 Dec 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in slalom and giant slalom at the 2019 World Championships in Slovenia and Italy. (paralympic.org, 23 Jan 2019)
Most influential person in career
His coaches, and his family (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2018 he received the Knight of the National Order of Merit medal from the government of France. (laprovence.com, 28 Dec 2018; republicain-lorrain.fr, 11 Apr 2018)
Impairment
He has hereditary spastic paraplegia, a condition affecting his spinal cord that causes weakness and tremors in his legs and makes him fatigued. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018; ledauphine.com, 05 Jan 2017; enroutepourrio.eu, 14 Dec 2016)
Other information
YOUNGEST
He was the youngest member of the French delegation at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (laprovence.com, 28 Dec 2018)

FUTURE PLANS
He hopes to study biomechanical engineering. (ledauphine.com, 13 Dec 2018)

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
1 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:04.80
1 2018/2019 Slalom - Standing 1:43.71
3 2018/2019 Downhill - Standing 59.43
1 2018/2019 Super Combined - Standing 1:40.68
2 2018/2019 Super-G - Standing 1:00.52
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