The role of d’artagnan allowed him to illustrate in the course of his very rich career of a figure skater. Today, Philippe Candeloro says it is ready to wear the costume of Didier Gailhaguet, the head of the Federation of Ice Sports “to help the figure skating in France, and more generally the sport of ice out of the crisis”. Its popularity is its best asset.
Figure skating, artistic frenchman, Philippe Candeloro ,48 years old, can be proud of his double bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Lillehammer in 1994 and Nagano in 1998. Vice-world champion in 1994, and on the strength of these 4 titles of French Champion, the skater native of Courbevoie, france has thrilled the figure skating, inventing new figures which still bears his name: the Candeloro Spin.
Back in emotion
But it is his charisma and outspoken when he commented on tv for the competitions of figure skating that have made Philippe Candeloro very popular. Lately, it has affected the public in the show Stars nude of the 31 January last, in returning, with emotion, on the prostate cancer that took his father.
A new future for Philippe Candeloro
Today, Philippe Candeloro did again speak to him, after the revelations of his friend the skater Sarah Abitbol. At the age of 44 years, she has revealed that she was raped at the age of 15 years by his coach, Gilles Beyer. The abuse that the ex-champion to be told in a book, “A long silence” (Plon). At the micro Europe 1, the skater explained his anger: “It is an emotional shock, shock, sporty, shock ethics. I can’t accept it”.
Asked about the request of the Minister of sports, Roxana Maracineanu, of the resignation of the president of the French federation of ice sports, Didier Gailhaguet, the skater doubt that the latter be entitled to this claim: “It’s been over 40 years that I work with, it is not a man who admits to being easily defeated”. And yet, Philippe Candeloro, faithful to his image of speaking truth, has launched his own call to Didier Gailhaguet, asking him to prepare for his departure.
Loan to the estate
Finally he stressed that the skating and, more generally, the ice sports were not to suffer any longer in this situation. In full preparation of its new show, Holiday on Ice, Philippe Candeloro has not stolen it, by saying it was ready to be a successor to Didier Gailhaguet.”If it is necessary to save the skating and leave peacefully…”. he said on Monday on the set of C to you. The new sporting challenge of Candeloro. Not the most easy.