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  1. Compex Meets... Pauline Ferrand-Prévot

    Compex Athlete - Pauline Ferrand-Prévot

    The Compex team are extremely happy to announce another new athlete! 6x World Champion cyclist, Pauline Ferrand-Prévot is joining the #CompexAthletes roster.

    We sat down with Pauline to discuss her life, career and new affiliation with #TeamCompex.

    Compex: Can you introduce yourself?

    Pauline: Hello, my name is Pauline Ferrand-Prevot, I am 29 years old, and I am a professional cyclist. Born in February 1992 in Reims, France, I most recently won the European and World Cross-Country Championships in 2020.

    Compex: How did you get started in your sport?

    Pauline: Cycling is like a tradition in my family, as my parents were cyclists themselves. My dad owned a bike shop in Reims, where we used to live. However my mother never really wanted me to bike because she thought it was not a feminine sport. At the age of 5, she made me start ice-skating, but I didn't enjoy it much at all. So I decided to bike, and loved it right away. From a very young age, I think we can say I was a bit of a fighter. I was like my mother in that I would never give up! I was creating cyclo-cross parkours in the backyard with pallets. You could  definitely say I was a bit of a tomboy at the time, but I loved training so much.

     

    Compex Athlete - Pauline Ferrand-Prévot

     

    Compex: Which Compex products do you use the most?

    Pauline: My SP8.0 is the one I use the most because it's the most efficient for my recovery. I was also able to test the Ayre compression boots, and I really liked them. I don't think it will take long before they become my favorite!

    Compex: How does Compex help you find a competitive edge as an athlete?

    Pauline: We often hear that recovery is as important as training, if not more, and I believe it is really something you need to seriously consider as a professional athlete. When you have Compex as a partner, it is so much easier to do so. Now, no more excuses to optimize performance on the recovery side as well.

    Compex: Tell us a phrase that you live by?

    Pau: "You can find positive everywhere". I know it may sound simple or cliché, but try your best to do it when the times are hard. It's a real challenge, and it can change everything.

    Instagram: @paulineferrandprevot
    Facebook: Pauline Ferrand Prévot

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