Marie Bochet : Sport has allowed me to get to know myself, to push my limits and to adapt

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Marie Bochet started skiing at the age of 5. In Sochi in 2014, in PyoengChang in 2018 then more recently in Beijing in March 2022, she will accumulate exploits to become the most successful French athlete in the history of the Paralympic Winter Games (8 titles and 1 silver medal ) at only 24 years old. In January 2022, in Lillehammer (Norway), Marie Bochet won the gold medal in the downhill then in giant at the Para Snow Sports World Championships, her 21st and 22nd world titles.

“Sport has allowed me to learn about myself, to push my limits and to adapt. Through my journey, I would like to inspire other people with disabilities to surpass themselves and do everything to achieve their goals. By showing another face of disability, I would also like my story to help change mentalities. When you believe in it, anything is possible. »

Communication and Press Manager at Peace and Sport, I have 5+ years of experience in political affairs, conflict prevention and resolution, and communication. A great part of my work has been conducted in the context of conflict and transition settings.