King Arthur called him. France’s Arthur Bouchet hovers over the Paralympic Games in Beijing (March 4 to 13). He just won his second gold on Monday, a few days after his downhill skiing success (standing category). The winner of the Super G, confirmed in the slalom to hold the Olympic title in the plural. The Frenchman was clearly ahead of Finland’s Santieri Kyiviri (+4”22) and New Zealand’s Adam Hall (+4”51). This is the third gold medal for the French team in this Beijing Games. After crossing Cecil Hernandez in Snowboard a few hours ago.
The two-time world champion already in January at Lillehammer, the 21-year-old, licensed from Bryanson Ski Club, confirms his place as the new world star in Paralympic skating, who has already won four silver medals in Pyeongchang four years ago. “I don’t know if I’m the boss today. Sports is a fight against yourself and today it’s obviously a fight against myself and against my legs. At every turn, I said to myself, ‘You have to go there.’ It’s the worst slalom I’ve ever done, but I really went to it.” “I guess I don’t realize. In the end zone, orgasm took over. My legs quickly caught me.” Arthur Bouchet said into France Télévisions microphone upon arrival “I’m going to take advantage of two days of rest.”
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