Audrey Tanguy, the Passionate runner

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05/04/2020
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She became famous when she won the 2018 TDS®, a feat that she was able to repeat the following year on the 145km course. Since then, she has regularly been at the forefront of international events managing to win 10 races. Meticulous and diligent, Audrey keeps improving with consistency and regularity reaching the third position in the French ITRA ranking. This year, she has chosen to run for the first time the 170 kilometers of the UTMB thus completing an exceptional elite line-up, among the most important in the history of the race. Discover this talented sportswoman, whose smile betrays an overwhelming passion for her sport.

Results:

  • Victory on the 2018 & 2019 TDS®
  • 3rd of the 2019 MIUT 
  • 2nd of the 2018 MB 90k

 

Photo : Olivier Heimana

 

- Have you started any new physical activity during the quarantine?

I haven't really started any new activity, but I have intensified it! I do a lot of Home Trainer, whereas at this time of the year I would normally do more outdoor cycling. With that being said, it's an activity that I practiced a lot during my years in Paris so it brings back some memories ;-)

 

- Is there anything fans don't know about you?

Oh there's plenty! luckily ;-) For instance, I eat a lot!

 

- What's your best trick when you're "down" during a race?

Waiting for it to pass.

 

- The worst thing to do the night before a race?

 A split session! To relax...

 

- What's your favorite food? Your favorite pornfood?

 I love good chocolate cake...and angel wings!

 

- Your favorite band and the song you sneak out to listen to?

 As for My favorite band, I would say "Scorpio" and the song I sneak out to listen to "let it go" lol.

 

- A passion/hobby that has nothing to do with trail running?

 I've been figure skating for 10 years and I still love to watch important competitions when they are broadcasted on TV.

 

- Is there an elite trail running athlete who inspires you in your practice?

 Mimmi Kotka is the athlete who inspires me the most not only for her athletic performances but also for the beautiful person she is and the values she stands for.

 

- What is the best memory of your career?

 I have many, but I think the best one my victory on the TDS® in 2018.

 

- An atypical aspect of your personality?

 I'm still a big kid and I still love watching cartoons :-)

 

- A particular ritual before a race?

 The warm-up! To take the pressure off...lol

 


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