Beaten by her competitor at the head of the Ice Sports Federation, Nathalie Péchalat can count on the support of her husband. On Instagram, Jean Dujardin supported the mother of his daughter, Jeanne.
For Nathalie Péchalat, it’s a page that turns. After only two years as president of the Ice Sports Federation, the former figure skater left her post. This Saturday, June 25, it is his competitor, Gwenaëlle Noury, who was elected with 52.8% of the votes. “It’s the interstellar shame for all ice sports, we come back to another system of values, to another functioning, to other methods which are not mine”, reacted the former ice dancing champion to the few media present, as reported by Le Monde. On Instagram, Nathalie Péchalat expressed her disappointment. “A page of momentum and effort turns… Congratulations to our entire federal team mobilized for the general interest. A big thank you for this adventure at 1,000 km / h of crisis management, management, sports, emotion, relentlessness and sharing “she wrote.
Touched and moved by this defeat, Nathalie Péchalat can count on the presence and unwavering support of her husband. In comments, Jean Dujardin came out of silence to congratulate his wife. “Collective ambition, perseverance, dignity. Congratulations!!”, wrote the comedian. As a reminder, the two have been living a beautiful love story for many years. And it was when he saw her on the ice rink that Jean Dujardin fell in love with Nathalie Péchalat. “When I saw Nathalie, my wife, on television, I did not see her skating, but speaking: she charmed me. And at that moment, I chose my life. I became taken in hand, I asked myself what I really wanted, where I was and, hop, I went for it”explained the actor to the magazine She in 2016. After years of love, Jeanne’s parents got married in 2018, as revealed to you Closer.
Nathalie Péchalat: “We are in a democracy, I accept the result”
Supported by her husband, Nathalie Péchalat will take time for herself. “What we’ve done in two years is going to be brushed aside. I’m upset, because it’s been days, evenings, weekends (of work). It’s been intenseshe confided to RMC Sports. Rehabilitate the sport of ice with institutions, private partners… We start from scratch.” But the ex-sportswoman does not yet know what the future holds for her. “There are limits to everything, I will take a step back and go back to my life before. I will keep a link with ice sports because it is part of my DNA, but not directly with the Federation, which is not the object of the game, she assured in the columns of our colleagues. There will be no recourse, we are in a democracy, I accept the result. I don’t want to get into that. The trouble, I had it for two years, we’ll stop there.”