Kilian David

Chaya Derby Pro Team

Name: Killian DAVID

NickName: Kiki

Country: I'm French !

Current Location: Currently we're living in Montréal, Québec.

Loving to skate since: 2011 

Riding for Chaya since: 2019

Current Skate Setup: I'm skating with "eyes punching bright yellow" onyx boots and shiva plates!

Why do you love to skate? For that feeling I get everytime I start to skate. Something between relief and freedom with hints of joy and nostalgia. 

Hard to explain.., you should try and tell me.

What keeps you pushing forward in skating? A dream. I'm always trying to get better, it's always been my main focus and drive.

What was your greatest success? To inspire people to start skating and or playing derby.

What is your favorite competition? Probably the world cup with the national team.

What is your favorite move/trick? As a jammer, my favorite move is always to take the lead in the fasted and easiest way lol unfortunately it's not really my style !

What advice would you like to give? You are your best teammate.

Any hobbies outside of skating? I enjoy long walks with my better half and our dog and listening to music.

What is your favorite moment in skating?  High-speed skating the long avenues and turns on the warm empty streets of my hometown by night...

Tell us about your personal philosophy, phrase, ethic, and/or value as a skater! Yes you can write a book…? I like fair-play and I value efforts above all. - I've struggled in the past (maybe still a little bit nowadays) between the notions of winning and being the best -