By Benoit galley
Published on 15 Jan 21 at 13:56
With the Savaries, sport is a household affair. On the one hand, there’s Sandrine, the mom, who teaches tennis to Pont-Audemer (Eure). On the opposite aspect, there’s Laurent – Tex in the world of the Risloise oval – who leads the primary staff of the Rugby Club of Pont-Audemer for a number of years.
Naturally, their youngsters, Lauryne and Théo, turned to sports activities at a really younger age. Lauryne, 20, practiced dance, tennis and athletics in center college and then in highschool. Theo, 17, handles both yellow balls and the oval ball. He can be a member of the sports activities affiliation (AS) of the Prévert highschool. “We never forced them. They could very well have made music ”, comment Laurent Savary.
From 3 years outdated, Theo discovered himself with a racket in his arms. “I followed my mother who gave the lessons. At that age, you start with foam balls. We do fun workshops. I liked it, so I continued, ”he says. The teenager by no means stopped and obtained caught up in the sport over his good outcomes. So a lot in order that it’s in the present day the membership’s greatest ranked participant (15/1). Until he was 10, he was one of many 5 greatest Normans of his age. For 3 years, he educated for the Ligue de Normandie in Cabourg (Calvados).
Théo educated as much as 3 times per week. “Today, between studies [il est en Terminale au lycée Prévert] and rugby, I have less time. The training must resume after the stop with the health crisis then the holidays. I train once or twice a week, ”he says.
Why does he like tennis? “I like racquet sports in general. I like the competition and the fact that you play for yourself, ”he replies. His performances allowed him to win a title of Eure team champion as well as a 5th place in a regional tournament when he was younger. This season, if sanitary conditions allow, he hopes to qualify individually for the Eure championships and will aim for the departmental title with his 17-18 year-old team.
At the identical time, Theo placed on his crampons and made his first tackles (or contact his opponents) from 4-5 years outdated. “I was going to see the matches with my dad so I wanted to give it a try. I started with Fabrice Jaÿ ”, he recollects. Scrum half, opening half or again, it blossoms totally. “It doesn’t matter where I play as long as I’m on the pitch,” smiles Theo. Unfortunately, this season the ball has stayed heat. “We started with physical preparation with the seniors. We touched the ball a little and then we had a friendly match. The U19 championship has not started. This season, the objective will at least be to be able to play again, ”regrets Théo, who’s coached by Guillaume Jourdan and Vincent Marie.
Rugby and athlete in UNSS
His greatest reminiscences of rugby? 1 / 4-final of the Grand Ouest championship two years in the past and a sixth place in the Marcel-Sens interregional match when he was youthful. In just a few years, he will certainly have the ability to evolve right into a senior (from 18 years outdated) however he’ll nonetheless have the potential of taking part in with the beneath 19 years outdated.
In highschool, Theo didn’t neglect about sport, quite the opposite. It should be mentioned that his coach at RCPA, Nicolas Chabas, can be a trainer in the institution. “I took the athletics / rugby option. In rugby, we are aiming for the French championship. Last year, we qualified but the event was canceled with the coronavirus, ”says the highschool scholar, who finds his membership companions in this staff.
Next June, Théo Savary will take his STMG baccalaureate (Science and know-how of administration and administration) with the purpose of shifting into advertising or administration… in the sports activities world. Obvious, no?