Sam Maes

Race

I was born in Antwerp, Belgium, but moved to Zell am See, Austria in December 2000. I started skiing at 2,5 years old and joined Ski Club Zell am See at the age of 6, where I competed in my first races. During my childhood I was attracted to all sort of sports. In addition to my skiing, there were also successes in football, tennis and golf. I went to school at the Sports Gymnasium in Saalfelden, Austria. I had the chance to be part of the Ski gymmnasium, where I was able to combine school and my sportive ambitions. At the age of 15 I decided to concentrate myself exclusively on skiing, winter and summer. In 2017 I got my High School Diploma (Matura). At the moment I'm studying Engineering at Bad Reichenhall University.

Facts

Nationality
Belgium
Home mountain
Schmittenhöhe, Zell am See Austria
Motto
If you do not go across your limits how do you know where they are.
Disciplines
Slalom, Giant Slalom
Hobbies
Golf, Tennis and every other sport
Website
www.sammaes.com
Top results

2x Bronze medal at Junior Worldchampionships

12th place at GS World Cup Kranjska Gora 

Interview

1. Favorite Völkl Skis
Racetiger GS
2. What do you use this ski for?
To go through red and blue as fast as possible.
3. Why do you like this ski?
Because without it i couldn't do my beloved job.
4. Why do you like being a part of the Völkl team?
Because it is small but powerful.
5. What age did you start skiing? 
When i was 2 years old.

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