Axel Hubert Joins the Pebax Powered® Team
Welcome to the Pebax Powered® Team!
Axel Hubert has joined the team as our newest ambassador for Pebax Powered® in 2020!
Originally from Bernay, France, Axel is one of the top French athletes in Decathlon. Since age of 5, Axel has shown a huge interest in sports, especially for total athleticism, a passion that has been transmitted by his parents. Through the years, the young athlete has proven that he could be excel at many events, so he started competing in Decathlon five years ago.
After completing his Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2018, Axel received a grant to study for a semester at Texas Tech University in which he competed as a Red Raider in the Decathlon and set two University records!
Now he's returned to France and Axel’s new objective is to devote himself to the Decathlon discipline and participate in the 2020 and 2024 Summer Olympics Games.
What is DECATHLON?
The decathlon (Deka= ten / Athlos = feat) is a track & field event consisting of ten track & field sub-events over a period of two days.
Day 1: 100m sprint, long jump, shot put, high jump, and 400m
Day 2: 110m hurdles, discus throw, pole vault, javelin throw, and 1500m
Points are awarded for classification in each of the events. At the end, the athlete with the most points wins the Decathlon.
It is a discipline that draws on mental, physical, and technical qualities.
NCAA team champion Texas Tech University Champion BIG12 Indoor (5746 pts) and Outdoor (7810 pts)
6th of the European Cup in Ukraine (7746 pts)
3rd in the France's Elite Decathlon
Vice-champion of France Elite Decathlon (7683 pts)
Winner of the international hope match (7638 pts)
Qualification for the European Championships in Poland (7483 pts)
French decathlon champion (7526 pts)
Vice-champion of France University decathlon (7059 pts)
Vice-champion of France in decathlon (7029 pts)
Finalist at the French indoor combined championships.
Vice-champion of France javelin
Junior Normandy javelin recordman (record 64.48m)
Let’s all welcome Axel to our Pebax Powered® team! We will keep you updated on his #Road2Tokyo!