Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Daughters Chloe and Margot
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried snowboarding in 1990, and continued with the sport following his accident in 2005.
Why this sport?
He liked the sport because it was new and exciting.
Club / Team
Handisport Lyonnais: France
Gardening. (Athlete, 19 Jun 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Becoming French champion in 2014, 2015 and 2016, and finishing 10th in the World Cup race in Trentino, Italy, in the 2015/16 season. (Athlete, 19 Jun 2016)
Most influential person in career
French snowboarder Pierre Vaultier. (Athlete, 19 Jun 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always further." (Athlete, 19 Jun 2016)
He has competed in able-bodied snowboardcross events. He has also competed in Para swimming at national level. (beynost.fr, 22 Apr 2013; Facebook profile, 15 Jun 2018, 21 Apr 2018; handisportlyonnais.com, 08 Jan 2018)
His left leg was amputated following an accident in August 2004. (Athlete, 19 Jun 2016)