Candice Didier: ”I love everything in skating”
Date of birth: 15.01.1988
Place of birth: Strasbourg
Height: 171 cm
Home town: Paris
Hobbies: music, dance
Start sk. / Club: 1994 / CPHNL Nancy
Coach: Katia Krier Beyer
Choreographer: Dominique Molina
- Good day Candice! Thanks for accepting our invitation!
- Thank you too!
- When did you feel first time you want to skate?
- When I was about 6 years old, I was dancing on the coffee table while my parents watched skating on TV. And they took me to the rink. I fell all the time but I wanted to do figure skating and to being a skater.
- What motivates you go to the rink day after day and train for a long hours?
- I want to make progress every day a little more.
- What competition are still memorized in your career?
- Maybe at the worlds in Los Angeles when I fell, I went back on the ice and everybody in the Staples Center stood up. I was very impressed. And at the French Championships in December 2008 when I won the title.
- French skating style is very artistic.What do you think it’s because of what?
- Actually, French people are creative in fashion, cinema and ice skating. Philippe Candeloro began to create characters for these programs and other French skaters continued to have a very artistic side.
- What is your favorite part of skating? What is your favorite jump/element to perform and which do you feel is the most difficult?
- My favorite part of skating is jump. I love that but I love everything in skating. My best jump is Toe Loop and the most difficult, depends of the day. Ahah !
- Outside of skating, is there something you enjoy doing, or do you have any hobbies?
- I like listening to music, shopping and dancing. I love spending time with my family and friends.
- And who of the international athletes is your Number 1?
- My favorite skaters are Yu-Na Kim and Sasha Cohen. There are my models.
- What do you think your future holds after you retire from eligible skating? Do you think you’ll ever work as a coach or choreographer?
- I want to be a coach to teach children. Also I want to be a physiotherapist too.
- What are your main goals in skating?
- Skate the best I can. Try to improve as much as I can. And to live in my passion. My dream is to compete at the Olympic Games (Sochi 2014)
- Candice, Thank you very much for taking out the time to answer questions!I wish you all the best in your skating career!
- Thank you very much!