www.jordansarrou.com/


Date of birth:
1992.12.09
Hometown:
Monistrol sur Loire, France
Sponsors:
BH bikes, FSA, Mavic, Michelin, Dmtex, Overstim’s, BV sport, Oakley, Spiuk, Sr Suntour, Kmc, Prologo,
Hobbies:
Mountaineering, Motocross, music, spend time with friends, coffee
Favourite athletes:
Julien Absalon, Marco Aurelio Fontana

BIO

"Jordan Sarrou"

I’m Jordan SARROU, I’m a French mtb rider and I live In Monistrol sur Loire in France. I’m riding for BH Sr Suntour KMC team since 2014. Last year I was in U23 category, this year I’m racing in elite catégorie.

My cousin encouraged me to race when I was young. I enjoy riding my bike to get the best results. And I love discovering a new countries thanks to mountain biking.


CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2011: 10th at the U23 World championship
  • 2012: U23 French cup overall
  • 2012: U23 French champion
  • 2013: U23 European champion
  • 2013: 5th at world cup overall
  • 2013: Team relay vice world champion
  • 2014: U23 European champion
  • 2014: U23 world cup overall
  • 2014: Team relay European and world champion
  • 2014: Roc d’Azur winner
  • 2015: 5th at the European championship
  • 2015: 8th at the world cup in Lenzerheide
  • 2015: 3rd at the French championship

INTERVIEW 2015.09.01

What are you looking for to accomplish?

I would like to get my Olympic qualification for 2016, in the long term to get world championship title and Olympic title.

What would be your greatest achievement?

My first European title in 2013 and my world cup overall title last year.

What kind of difficulties does your sport’s performance involve?

Be consistent in every weekend race and adaptation at the Elite level. Travel too all around the world.

"Jordan Sarrou"

What makes you feel satisfied when performing your sport?

All the hours spent on the bike to suffer, to be the best of the day, and concession all around. That allows me to thank my relatives too.

Where do you practice your techniques when being alone?

I often train alone, so in my hometown where the tracks are sick, technical with roots, but I also spend some time on my road bike.

"Jordan Sarrou"

What do you do during your training which is key to your success?

Just have fun, and take pleasure. Even if it’s not so simple every time.

What are you most nervous about when competing?

Not to have a technical problem ex: flat tire …, but also an injury during the weekend.

"Jordan Sarrou"

Who would you say is your biggest fan and why?

My parents are my biggest fans, they try to follow me in every race, and thanks to them I‘m where I’m now.

What is the best piece of advice you have been ever given?

Have your head on your shoulders, and remember why I’m riding MTB: for pleasure!

"Jordan Sarrou"

What are your future plans?

To settle with my girlfriend, to race as a professional as long as possible in mtb, kids in the long term.

What are your tips for those who begin now?

To take some pleasure on the bike, not to bother too much, and surround yourself with good people.

"Jordan Sarrou"