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Yoann Deschemaeker

Kayak instructor

Director of the Concept Sport Emotion kayak school in Trouville-sur-Mer

A kayaker since he was 7 years old, Yoann Deschemaeker is a former top athlete in slalom kayaking. Previously a Paris firefighter, he participated in several French Championships and finished his last year as an athlete with the National 1 team. From 2008, he became a trainer at the Hérouville Caen Canoë Kayak (HCCK) club before to open his own school in Trouville-sur-Mer in 2015, Concept Sport Emotion. Kayak instructor graduated from BPJEPS (Professional Brevet for Youth, Popular Education and Sport) monovalent kayaking, he likes to introduce the general public to recreational kayaking but also to coasting and wave-skiing. In 2016, during the Solitaire du Figaro, he launched a remarkable challenge: crossing the Channel in a kayak with Yannick Gerny, a blind athlete. Departing from Portsmouth in England, the two kayakers reached Trouville-sur-Mer in just 31 hours.


Sea kayaking is a complete sport that allows you to learn the elements in a fun way, to bring out your ability to adapt to the marine environment and to develop strength and resistance in each child. The goal? Communicate the pleasure of sailing on the sea, whatever the seasons.


Sporting Camps inDeauville, available Monday to Friday during the spring, summer and All Saints holidays. Discovery course (horse riding, golf, tennis and water sports) from 8 to 12 years old and Improvement course (Golf / Tennis or Horse riding / Water sports) from 10 to 18 years old. More information on Sporting Camps inDeauville here.