It is a blow to Pauline. The participant a Koh-Lanta, The cursed totem pole she was eliminated in an event since she came last. The young motor sports enthusiast in whom Miss also confided Purepeople.com. Her shipwreck adventure, her family, Miss races, and even her longtime partner … she confides like never before.
How did you experience your elimination?
We all expect playoffs. But I didn’t think it would come right now, right after reunification. I was very surprised when I left. Since I had never finished last in an event, I was more in the middle. I retired physically because I had been a little sick for three days due to the bad weather in the Philippines. I think I was physically at the end.
What happened during the test?
When the event starts, I’m one of the first to bring back a record. I had the technique right away. But as the minutes go by, I fully recover. We were in full sun, I was already a bit stunned. So I adopt another technique, throwing the grappling hook backwards which was a bit of a nonsense. I don’t know why I did it. And that’s when I got lost.
The emotion takes over, on you like your teammates … What is going through your head at that moment?
I had a hard time believing it. It was so sudden. And then I see others cry. It hurts me, but at the same time it reassures me. I see the sincerity in the eyes of my teammates and I tell myself that everything we have experienced from the beginning was true. I felt like them, it’s an exchange, a real moment of emotion. And I hope they will go far to represent me.
How did you survive with your cursed bracelet?
Koh Lanta it is also very social. Unfortunately, we cannot go against affinities. There are personalities in a group that they like or dislike. I have created very strong affinities with my classmates. They always thought they could protect me from this cursed bracelet. They helped me, they did everything to make me go as far as possible. And I will never forget, it is a proof of their friendship.
Maxime seems to be the most endangered of the former reds, why do you think?
What’s paradoxical with Maxime is that it’s both super natural and cool. But in the game, the slightest reflex, the slightest peculiar trait quickly becomes unbearable. He did not calculate his words or his gestures. And in these conditions, everything becomes an excuse to get on the nerves of others. It is true that he immediately got the role of the one who was on the hot spot with the reds.
Did you have the end of the story of the cassava bowl found empty?
Never ! We never found out who stole the cassava. I immediately thought of him, looked at him with my eyes … He must have said to himself: “Ohlala, but what will happen to me?” And I quickly saw that he had absolutely nothing to do with it. I wouldn’t have charged him for this when we had no evidence. We got our nerves on the edge quickly.
“She is useless“,”it is a plague“… What do you have to say to this criticism from Internet users?
I think since it doesn’t account for most of the comments, I don’t care. It makes me neither hot nor cold. I’m used to being criticized for my brother and me performances. Let’s say I’m used to it. And then, being completely unjustified and unfounded, it comforts me in thinking not to pay attention to it. I gladly accept constructive criticism because it makes me grow and progress. However, these comments run through my head.
It is also said that you hide behind Ambre and Louana … What do you think?
I had a cursed bracelet. So obviously I avoided turning certain people against me as much as possible. Afterwards, everything that happens in three days of adventure cannot be summed up in a two hour episode. There are a lot of discussions happening off-air. I’ve always had my role and my place in the group.
What was the hardest thing for you at the camp?
Between hunger and humidity, bad weather, I couldn’t choose. UP Koh Lanta, we have no choice but to starve. But I think if we had had a better climate, we would have lived through hunger better. What’s also strange is that relatives don’t particularly think about it. We are so obsessed with food, we talk about it all day, that the few times we are asked questions about our family or that there are rewards attached to it, it is obvious to us. And we tell ourselves:But in fact I didn’t think about it from the start when they didn’t hear me …“And that makes us feel guilty.
What was your first gesture on the way back?
I returned around December. It was the start of the Christmas holidays. So it was an orgy of food, plenty of chocolates. I ate a lot and it did me good, both in mind and body. Because I needed to gain a few pounds.
You say you had to put your motorsport career aside to focus on your brother’s. Why this ?
It is an excessively expensive sport. We are not unhappy with my brother, but we had to make a choice. My dad couldn’t afford to pay for the motorsport seasons for my brother and me. I was reaching the age to choose a field of study and was less talented than my brother. It must be said, there is no need to be afraid. It made sense, even to me. It didn’t feel like a real sacrifice. I certainly couldn’t have done much. And when we see what my brother is doing today, we tell ourselves that we were right to make this choice.
You were the young lady, how did this happen to you?
It didn’t come from me but from my mother. She said : “You don’t do karting anymore, you can finally do feminine things that will make me happy to see! It would be great if you had a small election. Trying your luck. And then, there’s worse than spending the evening dressed up and dressed like professionals. You will enjoy, try and enjoy!“You should know that she loves going to see my brother at competitions but it is not yet considered a very feminine sport, most women don’t like it. I said to myself why not.
On social networks you shared a before / after (from 63 kg to 54 kg), what happened?
When I was karting, at the age of 14/15, it wasn’t really fashionable to take care of yourself, play sports, pay attention to your diet. It wasn’t super democratized. And when I quit, I had to find a business. Because it took almost all of my time and suddenly I found myself having time not knowing what to do with it. I was a little lost. All this has begun to emerge a little on social media. I got interested in it, I experienced it on my own body. Everything I have learned, I have implemented. It kept me busy and it became a second passion.
Many have fallen under your spell … and you want to know if you are a heart to take?
I have been in a relationship for a long time! It is quite rare for a person of my age, I have been in a relationship with Nolan Mantione, former French kart champion, for eight years. In the end I would not have made a career in sports, but there I found the love of my life.
What are your projects?
Pleases Koh Lanta it gives us a lot of visibility, and it is an opportunity, I would like to take advantage of it to let France know my passion for motorsport. I would like to open a YouTube channel and share videos on the subject, and also share a little bit about my brother’s career and our daily life. After, if they call me for an All Stars, I come back without hesitation!
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