Dominik Paris

ITALY

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!!!

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