Thibault Trancart, born October 18, 1991, he lives in Geneva, Switzerland. It was in this city that Thibault led his fight against double retinoblastoma, retinal cancer after nine years of intensive treatment and no less than 85 operations under narcosis he triumphed over the disease in January 2006 at the cost of his eyesight. the age of 14. After following a classic academic path and brilliantly graduating from university, he decided to embark on Paralympic alpine skiing. It is by living all these experiences that she born her desire to share with people all the challenges that have marked her life but also the desire to destigmatize the perception of disability in our society, to encourage, to motivate, to inspire people to fight for their dream, their goal.
At 123 Next Generation we want to highlight these talents who move the lines. We support Thibaut’s exemplary career but also the way he brilliantly managed his professional reintegration.
What pushed you towards pro skiing?
What pushed me to go into pro skiing was a joke with a friend that became an idea over time and finally came to fruition.
What values do you retain from your career?
The main values are above all resilience, adaptation, communication, trust, discipline and willpower.
Who did you turn to during your conversion?
I turned to a friend who had helped me get an internship at Procter & Gamble and who suddenly allowed me to work there.
How does your slalom experience boost your professional activity?
On the whole project management aspect behind a ski project, it helps me enormously today to coordinate the different teams I work with.
Define yourself in three words?
Resilient, visionary and passionate.
What are the advantages for a company of recruiting athletes?
All that is team management, it is a small SME an athlete in the end. There is fundraising, communication and physical and mental preparation.
And your handicap in all this?
My handicap is what allowed me to ski, to study abroad and now to work in a box. So it is rather a very good thing.