Dylan Rocher, it shoots faster than his shadow
For its second edition, the Caledonian bowls will again host two of the three world champions title: Philippe Suchaud and Dylan Rocher. Both guests are the "icing" on the cake of this great sporting event.
The young Dylan Rocher (left), here with Mathieu Spinouze is ready to enter his name in the history of the Caledonian for the second consecutive time. Philippe Suchaud, which should arrive within a week, it will be one of the "attractions" of the weekend again.
Photo François Benito
Last year, at the same time , nearly 500 bowlers gathered in Boulari first " Caledonian alley . " Mathieu Spinouze , co- organizer of the event , hopes to do even better this year with a target of 650 registered players. Admittedly returns, "all positive" according to it, encouraged it to maintain and even improve the formula. Additions compared to the last edition are rather at the margin. Competition and win one day , starting Friday, January 17 , and throughout the weekend, and women's doubles , which had little success, are also replaced by mixed "enable women to participate more, because men often pick them up for a test . " But the main attraction of this tournament will be the presence of two world champions in 2012 , Philippe Suchaud and Dylan Rocher. Both sizes compete in the tournament, as there is a year in partnership with local players. Ramon Chang Sao Man will join for the triplet , restoring that which had won the last Caledonian , and will be associated with Philippe Suchaud in doublet .
Champion.Dylan Rocher , he will partner Freddy Cypriany . The latter also measures the " unexpected chance to play with Dylan. For me it is the best player in the world . " Cheerful, territorial champion triplet 2013 provides that" with Dylan , we will aim for victory . With such a teammate , I know I can lose a few balls, since it is able to catch me at any time. " This pointer training , which is geared more towards the midfielder now , will indeed have the privilege to compete with one , if not THE reference current pointers : Dylan Rocher . At 22, this young prodigy has had a great season in 2013 . He describes himself as "very good , especially with my victory at the World Games in Cali , and the Marseillaise. The only downside is not getting the championship of France . " The sporty, very accessible and accommodating , said he" began alley when he was four or five years , when I saw my parents play . So I did the same. " Asked about his remarkable precision , he has been shot record holder in 2010, he attributes more natural talent than training. " My father, who was in the France team , led me past twenty years, but I was immediately quite skillful. »History to better visualize the level of bowler , an image is telling: " recently on a record attempt in New York , I shot 99 out of 100 balls . " Respect.
Competition. And yet, despite its qualities, it is not certain to defend his world title this year in Tahiti. "Normally , it is the French federation selects team for the world championships . But there is a 90% chance that I 'm ... " . For now, anyway, this is the second edition of the " Caledonian alley " that occupies his mind. "This is a very well organized competition , Mathieu provided a lot of work , he says , with a good level. People respected us, it was a lot I liked last year. "For him, the great advantage of the tournament is that it is " competitive but friendly . " He said he was" pretty confident "to gain the trophy Boulari but he insists that the" bulk of the competition will begin Saturday, where it will be aligned with Philippe and Ramon . " It will not be easy for local players to beat a talented threesome . Although last year , Rocher, and Suchaud Sao Chang Man had lost a part ( in chicken ) . For the fans .