My good health, coupled with joy of tobogganing and my desire to be the best, has helped me stay in professional sport for so long.
I come from a long line of sportsmen.
I took to the luge when I was very young, but I never imagined that it would become my passion. At 14, I was already competing on artificial tracks.
I grew up on a farm, and I had good, natural South Tyrolean food.