MISS FRANCE – She is considering returning from a distance. The favorite of the Miss France 2019 competition this year has an atypical profile: 23, Vaimalama Chaves, Miss Tahiti, lived childhood overweight, to be called "monster." Back on the trip.
Weighs 80 kilos at 18, she has lost 20 kilos since then and it was not a pleasure.
"It was a nickname that specifically touched me, such as" the monster "or words like" you're fat you're ugly ", in life there are winners and losers, and I do not want losers in my family, she told AFP .
"When we are in full identity construction, it is true that it is not easy to assume, but today I am grateful for living this in order to make money and be stronger," declares it.
In Polynesia, overweight affects 70% of adults, and even one child out of three, therefore the course is even more followed there.
Overweight is explained by poor eating habits, but also by genetic predispositions. It helps to increase diabetes and cardiovascular disease. And as an adult, polynesian women are more affected by obesity (55%) than men (38%).
Vaimalama Chaves, with blue, gray or green eyes according to the light, was chosen for Miss Tahiti in June, presenting at the Miss France competition on December 15, which she has the preference for several polls.
A contest that motivates her and has not changed her character: "I love desserts, fruit in pies and pastries, and chocolate first!" She jokes.
"I love me more than before"
Vaimalama Chaves had to suffer to achieve his goals: daily sports session, bodybuilding, cardio and surfing, to relax. The miss also describes painful sessions of palpate-rolling, a massage designed to break the fat: "It's very addictive, physical and psychological, but I love me more than before, that's what motivates me."
The proprietor of a champion in charge, Vaimalama Chaves would be well-educated or become a community manager. This free and independent woman, however, does not see herself in a traditional way of life: "When I look forward to ten years, I do not necessarily see myself as a couple, or become a mother: it's not my priority, in a world where the resources disappear, "she explains.
The young Miss, from a family of five children in a family tree, has always dreamed of traveling. When she became Miss Tahiti, her dream was fulfilled: she traveled to Japan, New Caledonia, USA, France and Mauritius.
In Polynesia, Miss Tahiti is a symbol and its inhabitants are particularly attached to it. In recent years, Miss Tahiti has often been Miss France dauphines, but rarely chosen. The last Miss Tahiti to wear the crown is Mareva Galanter, Miss France 1999.
Currently in Mauritius, French French candidates will join Lille to prepare for the election.
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