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Name: Martin Collet 
Hometown: Chamonix, FRANCE
Age: 20
Sport:  Xc Skiing
Years in the sport: 13

How did you get started in your sport?  
My cousin already practiced cross-country skiing and he put me on my first skis. Then I naturally started competition in my hometown club

Goals for this year?
My main goal is to get a top 10 at the U23 World Championship

Favourite athlete?
Michael Phelps

If you were not an athlete, what would you be doing?
I would live near the ocean and surf every day!

Reading, writing, playing/listening music, photography, surf and skate

Favourite band/artist?
Creedence Clearwater Revival

What’s a typical day of training look like?
7:45 am: wake up & big breakfast
8:45: training (2 to 3 hours, running or roller skiing)
12 pm: big lunch
13 to 13:30: short sleep
16: training 1:30 to 2:30 hours
19: stretching
19:30: Dinner
21: small meal before sleep

What would people be surprised to learn about you?
Although I’m practising a winter sport, if I might stop skiing I would maybe not live in the mountains but by the ocean!

Any pre-competition rituals?
Big breakfast/warm-up with music

Favourite movie and tv series?
2001 a Space Odyssey

Training fuel?
Ergy Sport ( training drink/recovery drink)
Pulsin’ (protein powder)

Result you’re most proud of?
2nd place at the Youth Olympic Games

Anyone you would like to thank?
My parents

Follow Martin Collet on Social Media:
Instagram: @martincollet