Khal. (athlenergy.com, 22 Dec 2010)
Keeping reptiles and spiders [he has several pythons and tarantulas] and fishing. He also has a passion for aeromodelling, motorbiking and quadbiking. In the past he has played different sports like basketball [for six years], football, handball, boxing, rowing, canoe-kayaking and climbing. (NOC Media Guide, 01 Aug 2008;iaaf.org, 18 Feb 2008; athlenergy.com, 22 Dec 2010)
He has a son.
USM Montargis, Montargis, FRA
Danielle Desmier (FRA) from 1999 (larep.fr, 15 Jun 2012)
He had competed in the triple jump until a lower back injury forced him to switch to the long jump in 1999. (bases.athle.com, 22 Feb 2011)