Red Bull Crashed Ice Shuttles

Oliver Gurtner

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How did you first hear about Red Bull Crashed Ice?
I got to know it through a friend.

Why did you decide to compete?
I wanted to compete because it's a fast and fun sport.

Where and when did you first compete?
I was in Davos in 2008 and Lausanne in 2009.

What skills will help you most at ice cross downhill?
My ice hockey skills.

How long have you been preparing?
I played ice hockey all the time.

Do you have a hockey/ice hockey background?
Yes

What is your favorite sport and why?
Ice hockey, because it’s fast and strategic.

Your greatest sporting achievements/best result?
I was playing for Red Blue First League.

One thing we should definitely know about you?
I’m a happy person because life is too short.

What is your secret passion?
I love travelling around the world.

How many broken bones have you had?
I've had two broken bones.

The most important thing in your life?
My family, my friends and our health.

Oliver's Details

About Oliver

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Nickname: Oli
Place of Birth: Bern
Current Residence: Bösingen
Nationality: Swiss
Profession: Sheet metal worker