Stefan Wimmer 
About this Skier
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  Name: Stefan Wimmer Nickname: [NA]  
  Hails From: Mauer, Lower Austria Austria    
Interview
  What got you into barefooting?
I start barefooting with my family, because my dad was really into the sport
  How did you learn to barefoot?
Just started playing around on the boom when I was seven
  Who was your first barefoot instructor?
Aside from my father, my first ski school instructor was Robert Teurezbacher
  Tell us about your first tournament
I skied my first tournament in Italy, in Albarella. I was nine years old, and this was where I first met Rodney Molenkamp and Filippo Ribaldone.
  How did you feel the first time you barefooted?
I really liked it when I first started barefooting, I enjoyed just getting out on the bar, playing around and having fun.
  Why do you continue to barefoot?
Because I always wanted to be one of the top skiers like David Small and Keith St. Onge, and one of my big goals was always to jump inverted.
  Who has inspired you in this sport?
My Brother (George Wimmer Jun.), David Small, Keith St. Onge, Patrick Wehner, Andre De Villiers
  Have you held any World Records?
No
  Have you won any medals at a world championship?
No
  What skiers have you enjoyed watching and why?
Dave Small & Keith St. Onge - Before they are doing every trick in the book, and making it look so easy!
Ben Groen - Because he is a great skier, and a hard worker.
Ashleigh Stebbeings - Because she is not only kicking girl's asses, but the guy's asses too!
  How often do you train ski?
I try to ski every day in the summertime, and in the Winter I try to ski as often as possible at the World Barefoot Center in Florida.
  What other activities do you participate in?
Beach Volleyball, Trampolining (I used to compete nationally in Austria when I was younger), Soccer, Snow Skiing/Boarding
  What do you do for a living?
Right now I am a student, studying sports education. In the summertime, I work at a Sportscenter teaching kids all different kinds of sport.
  What is your motto?
Success is not the key to happiness, happiness is the key to success - If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
  When did you first start barefooting? 1998
  What is your Personal Best Score in Wakes? 14.4
  and what year 2013
  What is your Personal Best Score in Tricks? 8550
  and what year 2013
  What is your Personal Best Score in Jumping? 25.3
  and what year 2013
 


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