Year Began Competition:
Year National Team:
Jeff Pain, Andrzej Kupczyk
Leslie Stratton, Shawn Johnson
Former Sporting Career:
What is the best part about competing?
Getting into the "Race-Flow" and fighting for every hundredth of a second, while trying to put everything together what I worked on on the days before.
What did you think after your very first bobsleigh/skeleton ride?
That it's horrible and painful and that everyone who is doing this sport is crazy.
Do you have a favourite motivational quote?
A (gold) medal is a wonderful thing. But if you're not enough without it, you'll never be enough with it. (Cool Runnings)
What’s your next/biggest goal in your sport?
Qualify for the Olympic Games 2022.
What was your favourite sliding moment?
Winning Junior World Champs 2019 in Königssee for the Czech Republic. Getting 5th at the 2017/18 Worldcup in St. Moritz and knowing I qualified myself for the Olympics.
28 FEB 2020
Swiss skeleton athlete Marina Gilardoni on course for World Championship gold half-way through the action
9 FEB 2020
Defending champion Anna Fernstaedtová with third Junior World Championships title in a row