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Famous Figure Skaters from France

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List of notable or famous figure skaters from France, with bios and photos, including the top figure skaters born in France and even some popular figure skaters who immigrated to France. If you're trying to find out the names of famous French figure skaters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These figure skaters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known figure skater from France is included when available.

List is made up of people like Fabian Bourzat and Nathalie Péchalat.

This historic figure skaters from France list can help answer the questions "Who are some French figure skaters of note?" and "Who are the most famous figure skaters from France?" These prominent figure skaters of France may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected French figure skaters.

Use this list of renowned French figure skaters to discover some new figure skaters that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
  • Brian Joubert (/ˈbɹaɪən ʒu'bɛʁ/; born 20 September 1984) is a French figure skater. He is the 2007 World champion, a three-time (2004, 2007 & 2009) European champion, an eight-time (2003–2008, 2011, 2012) French National champion, and the 2006-7 Grand Prix Final champion. In total, he is a six-time World medalist, a ten-time European medalist, and competed in four Winter Olympics for France....  more
    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Poitiers, France
  • Candice Didier (born 15 January 1988 in Strasbourg) is a French former competitive figure skater. She is the 2011 Winter Universiade champion and a three-time (2003, 2004, 2009) French national champion. She reached the free skate at five ISU Championships; her best results were 14th at the 2003 Junior Worlds in Ostrava and 13th at the 2009 Europeans in Helsinki. Didier was coached by Carole Laguerre-Laplanche in Nancy and by Katia Krier in Paris. In 2012, she joined Diana Skotnická in Courbevoie. Didier retired from competition in 2014....  more
    • Age: 33
    • Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
  • Fabian Bourzat (born 19 December 1980) is a French ice dancer. With partner Nathalie Péchalat, he is a two-time World bronze medalist (2012, 2014), a two-time European champion (2011–2012), and a five-time French national champion (2009, 2011-2014). They have won five medals at the Grand Prix Final (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013) and thirteen other Grand Prix medals, including three golds at Cup of China and two at Trophée Eric Bompard....  more
    • Age: 40
    • Birthplace: Nantes, France
  • Matthieu Jost (born 8 January 1981) is a French former competitive ice dancer. With Pernelle Carron, he is the 2007 Skate Canada International bronze medallist, 2007 Winter Universiade bronze medallist, and 2008 Karl Schäfer Memorial champion. They placed sixth at the 2009 European Championships and ninth at the 2009 World Championships....  more
    • Age: 40
    • Birthplace: Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, France