Benoît Richaud

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Benoît Richaud
Benoit richaud.jpg
Richaud in 2016
Personal information
Country represented France
Born (1988-01-16) 16 January 1988 (age 29)
Avignon, France
Home town Lyon
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Former partner
Former coach
Former choreographer
  • Romain Haguenauer
Skating club CSG Lyon
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 150.14
2008 JGP Belarus
Comp. dance 29.64
2008 JGP Belarus
Original dance 48.57
2008 JGP Belarus
Free dance 71.93
2008 JGP Belarus

Benoît Richaud (born 16 January 1988) is a French figure skating choreographer and former competitive ice dancer. He competed at three World Junior Championships, placing as high as seventh.

Choreographer career[edit]

Following his sports retirement, Richaud began working as a choreographer. He works with Alexei Mishin and Rafael Arutyunyan. Skaters he has choreographed for include:

Ladies:

Men:

Ice dance:

Competitive career[edit]

Richaud competed for France throughout his career. His first ice dancing partner was Scarlett Rouzet.[24]

From 2005 to 2007, he skated with Élodie Brouiller. They competed at two World Junior Championships, placing 13th in 2006 and 7th in 2007. Brouiller/Richaud won two medals on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series and qualified for the JGP Final in 2006.[25] They ended their partnership in 2007.[24]

Richaud teamed up with Canada's Terra Findlay in November 2007. During the 2008–2009 season, they placed 10th at the World Junior Championships.[26] Their partnership ended following that season.[27]

Results[edit]

JGP: ISU Junior Grand Prix

With Findlay[edit]

International
Event 2008–09
European Championships 19th
International: Junior
World Junior Championships 10th
JGP Belarus 3rd
JGP France 4th
National
French Championships 3rd

With Brouiller[edit]

International
Event 2005–06 2006–07
World Junior Championships 13th 7th
JGP Final 7th
JGP Estonia 5th
JGP France 3rd
JGP Japan 4th
JGP Mexico 2nd
National
French Championships 1st J. 2nd J.
J. = Junior level

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alizee CROZ: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 3 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Julie FROETSCHER: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2 October 2015. 
  3. ^ Golovkina, Aleksandra (21 May 2017). "Program is done😎 thank you @benoitrichaud !!!!!!!!" (Instagram). 
  4. ^ "Angelina KUCHVALSKA: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 5 October 2016. 
  5. ^ Richaud, Benoît (29 April 2017). "Free Skating Program ✔️" (Facebook). 
  6. ^ a b Gallagher, Jack (30 May 2017). "Hanyu set for Cup of Russia, NHK Trophy". The Japan Times. 
  7. ^ "Tanja ODERMATT: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 18 November 2015. 
  8. ^ Richaud, Benoît (6 May 2017). "✔️Free skating!! It was a pleasure to worked with @bradietennell ✊🏻 #choreographer #figureskating #usfigureskating #usa #chicago #blackandwhite #icerink #choreography #benoitrichaud #bradietennell #dance" (Instagram). 
  9. ^ "Pjongcsang 2018: Tóth Ivett elsődleges célja a kvótaszerzés". Nemzeti Sport. 25 October 2016. 
  10. ^ "Elizaveta TUKTAMYSHEVA: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 4 November 2015. 
  11. ^ http://www.isuresults.com/bios/isufs00034479.htm
  12. ^ Richaud, Benoît (6 December 2016). "23.00 I killed @idreamofjeremy 😎😂 #choreography #jeremyabbott #somethingnew #figureskating #detroitskatingclub #usa #nationalteam #usfigureskating #detroit #icerink #sport #practise #highlevel #nopain #nogain" (Instagram). 
  13. ^ Březina, Michal (20 May 2017). "Thank you so much for working with me it was a pleasure and can't wait for the program to settle in and be able to do it fully like you wanted me to! #michalbrezina #lakewoodice #therinks #anaheimducks #newprogram #human #ragnboneman #standbyme #bootstrap #isu" (Instagram). 
  14. ^ "Daniel GRASSL: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 12 December 2016. 
  15. ^ a b Richaud, Benoît (4 June 2017). "Daniel Grassl ✔️ Thomas Kennes ✔️ Luc Maierhofer ✔️ #choreographer #yga #egna #figureskating #choreography" (Facebook). 
  16. ^ "Daniel Albert NAURITS: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 13 February 2017. 
  17. ^ "Basar OKTAR: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 25 December 2016. 
  18. ^ "Alexander PETROV: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 4 November 2015. 
  19. ^ Ponsart, Romain (11 November 2016). "Je vous annonce une nouvelle collaboration avec @benoitrichaud !!! Merci pour ce nouveau programme !! Je suis vraiment impatient de le faire en competition !!!" (Instagram). 
  20. ^ Richaud, Benoît (2 June 2017). "⬛️D10 @tenis_den X @benoitrichaud ⬛️ Fantastic week of work in YGA, Egna 🇮🇹 #choreography #choreographer #denisten #benoitrichaud #collaboration #work #newseason #figureskating #isu #blackandwhite #icerink" (Instagram). 
  21. ^ "Deniss VASILJEVS: 2014/2015". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 23 May 2015. 
  22. ^ "Alla LOBODA / Pavel DROZD: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 4 December 2016. 
  23. ^ "Lucie MYSLIVECKOVA / Lukas CSOLLEY: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 16 February 2017. 
  24. ^ a b "Terra FINDLAY / Benoit RICHAUD: 2008/2009". International Skating Union. 22 August 2009. 
  25. ^ "Elodie BROUILLER / Benoit RICHAUD: 2006/2007". International Skating Union. 29 July 2007. 
  26. ^ Mittan, Barry (5 July 2009). "Findlay Finds Fresh Start in France". Golden Skate. 
  27. ^ Ruicci, Peter (1 October 2009). "Looking for Mr. Right — Skater Tera Findlay needs a partner". Sault Star. Retrieved 2 October 2009. 

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