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F-One announced a new addition to their international team this week, the highly-accomplished young French rider, Maxime Nocher.  Maxime is a 21-year-old kitesurfer who has been kiting since 2006, and foiling since 2009. Hailing from the South of France, Maxime is a determined and hard-working rider, who has been competing almost as long as he’s been riding, and collecting titles since 2006.


2014          World Foil Champion – under 21
2014          2nd – Foil World Cup
2014          French Long Distance Champion
2014          World Race Champion
2014          French Race Champion
2014          2nd French Foil Championship
2014          2nd Race World Cup

2013           3rd African Race Championship
2013           French Race Champion
2013           French Long Distance Champion
2013           French Long Distance Champion
2013           Record of the crossing Saint-Barth > Saint Martin
2013           1st European Racing Cup

2012             World Foil Champion
2012             2nd World Slalom Championship
2012             5th World Race Championship
2012             2nd European KTE Race
2012             1st Speed Crossing Mondial du Vent.
2012             French Race Champion
2012            1st European Racing Cup

2011             World Junior Race Champion
2011             French Junior Race Champion
2011             2nd European Race Cup

2010             French Junior Race Champion
2010             1st European Race Cup
2010             French Junior Freestyle Champion

2009             4th French Freestyle Championship
2009             1st European Race Cup
2009             2nd French Race Championship

2008             1st European Race Cup
2007             European Junior Freestyle Champion
2006             2nd Junior European Freestyle Championship


How long have you been kitesurfing?
I’ve been kitesurfing since 2006.

What’s a perfect session for you?

A perfect session is a good flat spot with 10 knots of wind and beautiful sunshine!

What is the craziest thing you’ve ever done?
I made a long crossing in 3 meter swell on my foil with sharks and killer whales. It was completely crazy!

What is your life philosophy?
When you want, you can!
What is your program for competition this year?

I will participate in the World Foil Cup and the European Foil Championship. I will do the World and European Race and the French Foil, Race and Speed Crossing Championship.


To read Maxime’s complete profile and see what F-One and Manera gear he’s riding, visit the F-One website.

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