Marc Gisin


Name: Marc Gisin
Birth date: 25.6.1988
Birthplace: Visp, Switzerland

Current Residence: Engelberg
Language spoken: German, English
Career Highlights:
1st Place European Cup Downhill Crans Montana 2009
1st Place European Cup Downhill Les Orres 2010
3rd Place European Cup Overall 2010

What drove you to become a competitive ski racer: Skiing has always been a big fascination to me; not only the racing scene but the whole aspect of this sport. During training and competitions I’m very ambitious and competitive but I also love to go freeriding with my friends.
Define yourself in three words: ambitious, versatile, tall
I love... fresh powder
I need… speed

I believe… impossible is nothing
I find inspiration... in athletes like Didier Cuche, Roger Federer or Travis Pastrana
My greatest achievement is... pushing my own limits a little further every day
A Memorable experience.... skiing the “Hundschopf” in Wengen for the first time
If I could live anywhere, it would be... Engelberg, Switzerland
My interests other than skiing.... Golf, Tennis, Skydiving, Music
3 items I can’t live without..... skis, skiboots, poles
Money or Fame? Neither…
Beach or mountains? definitely mountains
Favorite song... Mind’s Eye by Wolfmother
Favorite book… Illuminati
Favorite films… Man On Fire, Happy Gilmore
Pet.... a cat named “Foxy”
Nordica because... it ruuuules!!!
My motto is…. Never Back Down!