BMX rider who was the overall winner of the World Cup mountain bike cross-country series in 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2014, and 2016. He has 170,000 followers on his julien_absalon Instagram account.
He won his first UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in 2003.
He won a god medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
He married Emile. They have a son named Tom.
He and Ricardo Laguna are both competitive bike riders.