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David Copin

Powerlifting

Biography

Further personal information

Languages
English, French
Higher education
Computing, Networks - Efficom: Lille, FRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 1999.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport to improve his self-image and keep active.
Club / Team
Force Athletique et Handisport Villeneuve d'Ascq [FAHVA]: France
Name of coach
Maxime Dolet [club], FRA

General interest

Other information
CLUB CO-FOUNDER
In 2000 he was part of a group of weightlifting enthusiasts who founded the club Force Athletique et Handisport [FAHVA] in Villeneuve d'Ascq, France. "We were a group of people who practised wheelchair basketball and weightlifting and were looking for a gym or a facility where we could practise weightlifting, but we could not find anything, so we decided to found our own organisation." (Force Athletique & Handisport Villeneuve d'Ascq's Facebook page, 22 Dec 2018)