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    Alpine Skiing | Athlete Profile: Marie BOCHET - Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

    Athlete Profile - Marie BOCHET

    Marie BOCHET
    Birth Date:  09 Feb 1994
    Age:  24
    Gender:   Female


    Marie BOCHET - Schedule

    Start Time Event Status
    Wed, 7 Mar 10:00EST
    Women's Downhill, Standing 1st Training Run
    Sat, 10 Mar 9:47EST
    Women's Downhill, Standing
    Sun, 11 Mar 9:52EST
    Women's Super-G, Standing
    Tue, 13 Mar 10:05EST
    Women's Super Combined, Standing Super-G
    Wed, 14 Mar Followed by
    Women's Giant Slalom, Standing Run 1
    Wed, 14 Mar Followed by
    Women's Giant Slalom, Standing Run 2
    Sun, 18 Mar 10:00EST
    Women's Slalom, Standing Run 1
    Sun, 18 Mar 12:47EST
    Women's Slalom, Standing Run 2


    DNF: Did not finish
    EST: Estimated Start Time

    Biographical Information

    Paralympic Games
    1Downhill, Standing2014Sochi, RUS1:30.72
    1Giant Slalom, Standing2014Sochi, RUS2:38.84
    1Super-G, Standing2014Sochi, RUS1:24.20
    1Super Combined, Standing2014Sochi, RUS2:18.39
    4Slalom, Standing2010Vancouver, BC, CAN2:00.12
    4Super Combined, Standing2010Vancouver, BC, CAN2:36.14
    7Giant Slalom, Standing2010Vancouver, BC, CAN2:46.77
    8Downhill, Standing2010Vancouver, BC, CAN1:35.58
    8Super-G, Standing2010Vancouver, BC, CAN1:36.48
    DNFSlalom, Standing2014Sochi, RUSDNF
    World Championships
    1Downhill, Standing2017Tarvisio, ITA1:16.28
    1Super-G, Standing2017Tarvisio, ITA1:08.92
    1Super Combined, Standing2017Tarvisio, ITA2:00.63
    1Downhill, Standing2015Panorama, BC, CAN1:32.81
    1Slalom, Standing2015Panorama, BC, CAN1:58.67
    1Giant Slalom, Standing2015Panorama, BC, CAN2:11.63
    1Super-G, Standing2015Panorama, BC, CAN1:24.77
    1Super Combined, Standing2015Panorama, BC, CAN2:03.17
    1Downhill, Standing2013La Molina, ESP1:35.62
    1Slalom, Standing2013La Molina, ESP2:04.98
    1Giant Slalom, Standing2013La Molina, ESP2:21.61
    1Super-G, Standing2013La Molina, ESP1:18.94
    1Super Combined, Standing2013La Molina, ESP1:55.32
    1Giant Slalom, Standing2011Sestriere, ITA2:23.32
    2Slalom, Standing2017Tarvisio, ITA1:36.54
    2Giant Slalom, Standing2017Tarvisio, ITA2:23.13
    2Downhill, Standing2011Sestriere, ITA1:29.86
    2Super-G, Standing2011Sestriere, ITA1:25.48
    DNFSuper Combined, Standing2011Sestriere, ITADNF

    Marinette ['Little Marie' because she was so young at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver]. (la-croix.com, 15 Mar 2010)


    Crocheting, cooking, hiking, spending time with friends and family. (IPC, 05 Feb 2018)




    Institute of Political Studies of Paris, France

    Languages spoken

    English, French

    Club name

    Albertville Handisport [France]


    Mickael Charriere [national], FRA; Christian Femy [national], FRA; Philippe Lambert [national], FRA (handisport.org, 27 Mar 2017; IPC, 05 Feb 2018)


    2008 for France, European Cup in Austria (IPC, 05 Feb 2018)


    In October 2016 she fractured the fibular head of her right knee while training in Tignes, France. She returned to training two months later. (les-sportives-mag.fr, 11 Apr 2017; ledauphine.com, 28 Oct 2016) 


    She began skiing at age five. At age 11 she was identified by the French Handisport Federation as a potential elite Para athlete. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2014; la-croix.com, 15 Mar 2010)


    She lived near the ski station Les Saisies at Areches Beaufort, France, and followed her brother into the sport. (IPC, 05 Feb 2018; Athlete, 08 Mar 2014)


    To win five gold medals at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (pyeongchang2018.com, 10 Mar 2018)


    She is based at the national training centre in Albertville, France. (les-sportives-mag.fr, 11 Apr 2017)

    Memorable Achievement

    Winning four gold medals at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (IPC, 05 Feb 2018)


    Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, Italian alpine skier Alberto Tomba, Swiss alpine skier Didier Cuche. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2014)


    Her parents, and coaches Bertrand Viallet and Gaby Mollet. (les-sportives-mag.fr, 11 Apr 2017)


    "Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars." (IPC, 05 Feb 2018)


    She was France's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. She performed the same role at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Games in Sochi. (handisport.org, 05 Feb 2018; paralympic.org, 16 Mar 2014)

    In 2014 she received the Prize of the City of Paris from the Academy of Sports in France. (cdusport.com, 23 Sep 2014)

    She was named Best Female Athlete of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi by the International Paralympic Committee [IPC]. (paralympic.org, 17 Apr 2014)

    She received the 2014 Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability. (paralympic.org, 26 Mar 2014)

    Additional information

    LW6/8-2 (IPC, 18 Feb 2018)

    Type of Impairment
    Limb deficiency (Athlete, 08 Mar 2014)

    Origin of Impairment
    Congenital (IPC, 05 Feb 2018)

    Impairment Details
    She was born without her left forearm. (les-sportives-mag.fr, 11 Apr 2017)

    In 2013 she became the first female Para alpine skier to win the downhill, super G, slalom, super combined and giant slalom at the same edition of the world championships when she triumphed in all five events in La Molina, Spain. (paralympic.org, 08 Mar 2015)

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