France: athletes and new head coach announced

While the French Ski Association’s team nominations held little surprise in terms of the athletes, the name at the helm of the A-team has changed. After Jerome Laheurte has been promoted to Sports Director for Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined, Frédéric Baud will be the new head coach of the A team. Alexandre Villet will be in charge of the B-team.

The nominated athletes are:


- François Braud

- Antoine Gerard

- Maxime Laheurte


- Laurent Muhlethaler

- Théo Rochat

- Mael Tyrode

- Edgar Vallet

- Lilian Vaxelaire

Junior Team

- Gael Blondeau

- Samy Claret-Tournier