Public Figure Profiles

Paul Masson

Paul Michel Pierre Adrien Masson (11 October 1876 in Mostaganem – 30 November 1944) was a French cyclist who raced at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens.In 1895, Masson's application for the French World Championship national team was rejected until later that same year he won two major races, securing his place on the team.Masson was 19 when he raced in the 1896 Summer Olympics in three track cycling events, all on the same day, winning every one. In his first event at the Neo Phaliron Velodrome, the 2 km (1.2 mi) 6-lap sprint, there were only three other finishers, German Joseph Rosemeyer having dropped out early on. Masson won the race by two seconds ahead of Stamatios Nikolopoulos of Greece, and fellow Frenchman Léon Flameng. Masson's next race was the 10 km or 30 laps of the track, against five other riders. Both Greek riders collided early on it was left to Masson and his teammate Flameng, and Austrian Adolf Schmal, to battle it out. It went right down to the line with Masson just edging out Flameng. His final race was the time trial which was one lap against the clock. Against seven other riders, Masson finished in 24 seconds, two full seconds faster than Nikolopoulos.After the Olympics he turned professional and changed his name to Paul Nassom, Masson spelled backwards. Without further major successes, his best finish was a third place in the 1897 World Professional Sprint Championships in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Some of their strengths

Paul Masson has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Practical, Intelligent, Diplomatic, Energetic, Extroverted, Intuitive, and Loyal.

Intelligent and Inquisitive

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Paul Masson is someone who is an intelligent, inquisitive, and imaginative person, who is practical, considerate, kind, and diplomatic in dealings with others. A person who seems to identify with family, heritage and ancestry.

Passionate and Intense

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Paul Masson well know them as someone who can be passionate, proud, and intense, like the sun or a blazing fire.

Inventive and Clever

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Paul Masson as someone who is flexible, intelligent, and quick-witted.

A person who likes to be creative, and to be recognized for their artistic talents. Who possesses intelligence, mental discipline, and ambition, and who does well in relationships and partnerships.

Wise and Deep

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Paul Masson is someone who tends to have an internal innate wisdom, and who people tend to see as an "old soul".

They are also someone who is intuitive, imaginative, and an agent of change, and who is always dreaming of life's great possibilities and partnering with people to try to achieve those possibilities.

Justice-seeking and Peaceful

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Paul Masson tends to be someone who loves peace and is ready to go to any costs to achieve it. Who has a taste for the good things in life, tends to be a good organizer, has a thirst for knowledge, and who tends to have the respect of friends and acquaintances.

Some of Paul Masson's challenges

While Paul Masson has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Paul Masson can be Hesitant, Narcissistic, Arrogant, Status-seeking, Emotional, Standoffish, and Unfocused.

Hesitant and Narcissistic

One of Paul Masson's key challenges is that they are someone who can be hesitant and narcissistic.

Unfocused and Indecisive

Paul Masson is someone who can be scattered, restless, and insensitive, be distracted by fluctuating professional interests, be a workaholic, and who can be arrogant and have difficulty accepting advice.

Pleasure-seeking and Indecisive

Finally, Paul Masson also can put others first too much, and hem-and-haw too much when making a decision.

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