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François Pervis, the French Samurai

In this documentary, sprint World Champion François Pervis (France), discusses his preparations and experiences of the Japanese Keirin circuit. Multiple World Champion  and world record holder, the Keirin circuit provides Pervis (amongst other top western sprinters) the opportunity to capitalise on their success.

Pervis spends around 4-5 months every year in Japan preparing and competing. Keirin racing is huge in Japan with widespread gambling and television coverage.