Name: Sandro Simonet
Sport: Ski Alpine
Years in the sport: 18
How did you get started in skiing?
As a 4 years old child with my dad
Goals for this year?
Top 3 in Europacup SL and to get as many results as possible in the top30 in WC SL
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Skiing for the victory in an SL Race
Valentino Rossi and Bode Miller
What has been your biggest challenge as an athlete and how did you overcome it?
My injuries. Needed a lot of patience
The best advice that you have been given?
Go your own way. It doesn’t matter how fast the others go, just do your own thing
If you were not an athlete, what would you be doing?
Maybe I would tattoo artist
Hunting and fishing
Hollywood Undead and Def Leppard
Mystery and Biografie
What does a typical day of training look like?
Starts with some stretching in the early morning
Anything people be surprised to learn about you?
I tattooed my teammate’s ass
What is the funniest thing has happened to you/others while training?
Tattooing my teammate!
Any pre-competition rituals?
Always the same warmup and a caffeine shot
Best movie and tv series?
Grown up 1
Favourite food while training?
Nocco Tropical Drink
Results you’re most proud of?
First world cup race in Levi 27th and the Youth Olympic win in Innsbruck
What inspires you?
Good music and some special personalities
Do you have a saying or motto you live by?
Without fun, its nothing
What do you enjoy most about racing?
The feeling when you are in the lead after the 2nd run and you have to wait for the leader after 1st run / The good times with my Teammates
What is the most crucial part of your training?
Don’t give up!
Anyone you would like to thank?
A huge thanks goes to my ski factory Rossignol for giving me the best skis for a long time now