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Jules Segers

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW9-2

Further personal information

Residence
Les Gets, FRA
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
French
Higher education
Computing - University Savoie-Mont Blanc: Annecy, FRA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing at age three in Les Gets, France.
Why this sport?
He was born into a skiing family in the French Alps. "It was natural for me to be put on skis at a young age. Gliding sports are a passion for me."
Club / Team
Club Les Gets: France
Training Regime
He combines his training for alpine skiing with mountain biking and wakeboarding sessions. He also does strength work twice a week.

General interest

Hobbies
Water skiing, wakeboarding. (jules-segers.com, 01 Oct 2020)
Hero / Idol
French skier Victor Muffat-Jeandet. (cafecremesport.com, 09 Mar 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Skiing is my passion." (partenaires-sport-handicap.fr, 01 Sep 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2026 Paralympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (cafecremesport.com, 09 Mar 2021)
Impairment
He was born with paralysis on the right side of his body. He has had physiotherapy sessions twice a week since he was a baby. (cafecremesport.com, 09 Mar 2021)