Séan’s dream was to become a professional football player.
In 1996, at the age of 12,
he signed for the prestigious French club Auxerre FC and later on for Troyes,
after having the opportunity to train and play like a pro.
Unfortunately several injuries cut short his dream of being a professional.
However, one day and one football game changes Séan's life.
During a match, Séan showcased tricks and skills and realized that he was able to captivate the audiences attention.
This day marked the beginning of his career as an Urbanballer.
Three years later he become Séan Garnier, the first ever World Freestyle Champion.