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22196-Jean-Francois Nicolet photo

Jean-Francois Nicolet

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Family
Wife Stefanie, two children, including daughter Lynn
Residence
Orbe, SUI
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
French

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
Shooting helped him manage the pain he experienced following his accident. "Through concentration, breathing and meditation, I forget about my impairment."
Training Regime
He trains at Corcelles-pres-Concise, Switzerland, for 10m shooting, and in Baulmes, Switzerland, for 50m shooting.

General interest

Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He meditates prior to shooting. (laregion.ch, 01 Mar 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (laregion.ch, 01 Mar 2017)
Impairment
He was involved in a climbing accident at age 35, which resulted in paraplegia. (jfnicolet.ch, 2015)