Class of 2008

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Pierre Fourre

City & country of residence
Yverdon, Switzerland

My work
Project leader in Cereals Department, Nestlé R&D Centre Orbe, Switzerland

My goals in sports nutrition
To implement recent findings in sports nutrition in my company (a food multinational). To help my wife improve her swimming skills so that she becomes a mature Olympic champion !

My own sporting background
High jump and tennis until I was 30. Walking and swimming in recent years

My favourite sporting moment or heroes
Roger Federer (tennis), Valeri Brumel & Rosemary Ackermann (high jump), Eddy Merckx (cyclist), Lee Evans (400m), Bob Hayes (100m)

My favourite foods
Traditional Mediterranean dishes

Other things of interest about me
My wife called Sue is an art teacher. We have two children: Nicholas (16) and Caroline (13), both are doing well at school. My hobbies are music, swimming and walking, and collecting old US cartoon books