Current World Ranking: 3rd
Why have you chosen to compete in Red Bull Crashed Ice?
I have to defend my title from last year :-)
Where and when have you competed before?
Prague 2008, Lausanne 2009, Munich and Quebec 2010
What is your best result/favourite memory?
Coming 1st in Munich, 2nd in Quebec and then world champion in 2010!
What do you need to have to be successful?
50,000 screaming German fans :-)
How will you be preparing for this year’s World Championship?
By going to the fitness centre, playing ice hockey and using a training track in Austria
Which event are you most looking forward to and why?
Munich because it's really close to my hometown and Moscow because I have never been to Russia
Is there anyone you would particularly like to beat?
Jasper (Felder), the Finnish guys and the Canadians
What is your favourite sport and why?
Ice hockey and ice cross downhill because I like fast and hard competition.
Who is your sporting idol?
Maybe Sebastian Vettel