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Emmanuel Beauchard

Age: 21
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Current Residence: Lyon, France
Occupation: Student in Political Science
Current school/Alma matter: Lyon 2 University
Family: Single
Personal Website/Blog: none

Wildwater Information:
How I started paddling whitewater:
With my dad
The class(es) you race: K-1
National Results: Won the U.S. National Championships in 2013 and the U.S. Team Trials in 2011
Years on the U.S. Wildwater National Team: 3

Personal Information:

  • Marital Status: single
  • Kids: none
  • Height: 5 11
  • Weight: 156 lbs
  • Music: electronics
  • Food Favorites: Mom's lasagna
  • What you do to get ready for a race: I just replay the race in my head.
  • What you do after a race: I think about what i just did and how I can improve.


  • Boat: a Tonga from ZBS
  • Paddle: Jantex Gamma Small and MFTECH shaft
  • Helmet: an old Wildwater from my dad
  • Spraydeck: my training one is a Sandiline and race one is a Galasport
  • Life Jacket: Mad Max
  • Paddling Clothes: Everything I can find!
  • Shoes: very thin and lightweight plastic
  • Favorite energy/food: GO2
  • Other Outdoor Gear: none

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2014 Team Trials

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