Jean Pierre BOURHIS (SEN)

SNSenegal
Age:
26 years
Languages:
French, English
Federation:
FEDERATION SENEGALAISE DE CANOE KAYAK
Jean Pierre BOURHIS

Biography

Further Personal Information

NICKNAME
JP
PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Quimper, France
OCCUPATION
Student
OCCUPATION
Student, athlete
HIGHER EDUCATION
Engineering school Mechanical and automation, INSA Rennes
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
Started when I was 8, in Brittany
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
One day we visited a sports journey and I discover kayak and I love water so I choose this sport
HOBBIES
robotics, nature, industry
CLUB
Club Canoe Kayak Quimper Cornouaille
NAME OF COACH
Jean Yves Prigent , Pierrick Gosselin
NATIONALITY OF YOUR COACH
French
SINCE WHEN HAVE YOU BEEN COACHED BY HIM/ HER?
2010
TRAINING REGIME
In winter, long session aerobic, and in summer before international race speed, quick training. And before this period strength, long a mix of all. I also do gym, gymnastic, running
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT YEAR
2013
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COUNTRY
Czech Republic
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COMPETITION
World Championships
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT LOCATION
Prague
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
To be the first paddler in C1 category in Senegal and represent Senegal!
Danubia cup 2011 my first podium in interantional race. The race in kenya, african championship and olympic selection in 2015, I won all the races and fly the race,  it was fantastic.
PREFERRED POSITION / STANCE / STYLE / TECHNIQUE
efficency
MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN CAREER
My father
TRAINING PARTNER(S)
all my friend in Rennes and TIP
HERO/IDOL
Tony Estanguet
SUPERSTITIONS/ RITUALS/ BELIEFS
listen music before my race
SPORTING PHILOSOPHY/ MOTTO
You will be as good as the efforts you make
FAVOURITE PADDLING COURSE
London, Bratislava
FAVOURITE FOOD
Scallop
FAVOURITE MUSIC
Stromae, Calvin Harris, Bonobo, Flume
AMBITIONS
Become an engineer in mechanical,robotics and automation
Represent senegal in olympic games
Be on a podium of a world cup ,world championship or olympic games
OTHER SPORTS
Surfing, tennis,gymnastics