He entered the legend by winning the downhill on the legendary Streif on 26 January 2013: the only Italian who tamed this track until now was Kristian Ghedina in 1998. Success confirmed by a silver medal at the World Championships in Schladming 2013, a seal for his career. Clean face and talented athlete: he gained the podium in Bormio in 2012 and a second place in 2011 in Chamonix. 3rd place in Downhill Cup Standing in 2013. He loves metal music: the guitar, as well as on the track, he likes to play hard!!
Name: Dominik Paris
Birth date: 14.04.1989
Birthplace: Merano ‚South Tyrol
Current Residence: Lana ‚ South Tyrol
Language spoken: German, Italian and basic knowledge in English
Career Highlights: Junior World Championship 2009 at Garmisch Partenkirchen, 3 medals Olympic 2010 at Vancouver, 2nd place in the -Super Combined Downhill
What drove you to become a competitive ski racer: I like skiing more than anything else and after I've seen a ski competition for the first time on TV, I knew: I wanted to become a competitive ski racer, too!!!!
Define yourself in three words: crazy ‚ crazy - crazy
I love... skiing and music
I hate.. snow training during the summer
I need.. music to relax
I believe.. in myself
I find inspiration.... while I'm listening to music
My greatest achievement is..... the qualification for the Olympic Games, Vancouver 2010
My most treasured possession is.... my legs!!
A Memorable experience.... this year's holiday with my best friend Siegmar Klotz
If I could live anywhere, it would be.... I don't know yet, but at the moment I like to stay at home, in South Tyrol.
My interests other than skiing.... Music, my band and my guitar
3 items I can't live without..... Skiing, music and ...
Money or Fame? A good mix of both...
Beach or mountains? Mountains
Favorite song... I don't have a favourite song, but I have a favourite band: Pantera
Favorite book.. I don't like reading‚
Favorite films.. Lucky Number Slevin
Pet.... I don't have time...
A good friend is.. one of the most important things in my life. A good friend understands you, he is always behind you/supports you and if you have problems, you never feel alone.
Nordica because... they have excellent material and I cope perfectly with it.
My motto is ....always ‚Full Speed!!!