The athlete Brahim Asloum...
2000 Olympic Champion, 2008 WBA world light flyweight Champion, etc.: above all Brahim Asloum has an impressive palmares.
He had already been in Tignes for two training sessions at altitude in 2007 and 2009 and he has trained hard here. In this regard, Brahim Asloum was pleased of being well-welcomed in Tignes: "Tignes' teams put all their energy to make me feel good here. I have enjoyed the benefits of the mountain to boost performance in my sport and take advantage of the isolation to revitalize myself".
In December 2013, Brahim Asloum discovered the new indoor sport centre Tignespace, in which the weights rooms bears his name in memory of his hard trainings in Tignes. About Tignespace, the boxer-actor said: "This is exceptional, every athlete dreams of having that! This is a beautiful infrastructure in the mountains, the architecture is amazing, this is more than a training centre, this is a luxury to live here. This is a very beautiful tool, I advise the athletes to have trainings here; additionally, people from Tignes are nice and welcoming! ».
But the actor as well!
In December 2013, the public discovered his actor talents in the movie Victor “Young” Perez: indeed who better than him could tell the story of a Tunisian and Jewish boxer that came in France with his coach and brother Benjamin?
On this occasion and during the 2013 Christmas holidays, there were two special screenings at the cinema of Tignes Val Claret with the exceptional presence of Brahim Asloum. A great opportunity for the public to meet the actor and to exchange with him about this beautiful reconversion: "Tignes is part of my World Champion's title, this is nice to present the film here."