Residence Sion, SUI
Occupation Armed Forces Athlete
Languages English, French
License number 09011995000
When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing at age eight in Sion, Switzerland.
Why this sport? "I got involved by chance. In Sion, there is a good fencing school and when I was eight, while I was walking with my mum, I walked past the old hall. It had a large bay window and I enjoyed watching the young people fencing. The following week I went to try fencing. Before that, I did a little sport, but there was not one that I liked more than the others."
Club / Team Societe d'escrime Sion: Switzerland
Name of coach Jean-Pierre Torda; Jean-Blaise Evequoz; Stephane Le Roy
Hobbies Golf. (canal9.ch 12 Nov 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement Qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games, and winning gold in team epee at the 2018 World Championships in Wuxi, People's Republic of China. (lenouvelliste.ch, 08 Nov 2021; bluewin.ch, 16 Apr 2021)
Hero / Idol Coach Herve Faget. (lenouvelliste.ch, 08 Nov 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto "When you're young you think you're Zorro. Your only goal is to hit the other athlete. Over time, the goal doesn't change, but you have to try to be the point of your weapon all the time. It's a very complete sport, very mental and that's what I like. Mentally you have to be strong and, like in all sports, you have to be physical, you have to be explosive." (bluewin.ch, 16 Apr 2021)
Ambitions To compete at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (lenouvelliste.ch, 08 Nov 2021)
Other information FURTHER EDUCATION
In 2020 he finished his studies in geomatics. (illustre.ch, 26 Jul 2021; laliberte.ch, 04 Jun 2020)
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