Katerina Paul | Rojo Outerwear | Australia | Snow Gear

Katerina Paul

Where are you From?: Small town around 100km outside of Melbourne called Taggerty.

What else do you do?: I am about to start studying Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) at La Trobe University.

When did you start skiing?: I started skiing when I could walk, and I haven’t looked back ever since!

Why did you start the sport?: My parents are dual Winter Olympians, although I was under no pressure to start skiing Its just what we did as a family. All for fun!

What do you love about the sport?: that I can be out skiing, in the craziest of places; Eg. Kazakstan and everyday seems to be different when you are out on the trails. Sure it can look repetitive but skiing takes me places where I would of never dreamed of going!

What tunes can we find on your riding playlist?: Anything from Nicki Minaj, Gucci Mane, Kanye or Drake!

Fave riding buddy?: Jessica Yeaton, she lives in the US, but she's basically my twin.

Three things you can’t live without?: Sushi, Donuts and music!

Describe yourself in three words: Crazy, outgoing and fun

Quote/mantra you live by: "Yes i am high maintenance, but i think you gotta be" -Kath & Kim

One pro tip for choosing the right snow apparel?: My style is more classic, but talking practicality arm length is essential! No one likes the gap between gloves and sleeves.

Where is your 3 favourite place to do the sport and why?: Ramsau in Austria, Sun Valley in USA and Falls Creek in Australia!

Who is someone you have looked up to in your sport?: Esther Bottomley, the best female Sprinter Australia has ever had.

What is your greatest achievement in the sport?: Probably placing in the top 50 junior skiers in the world at the FIS World Junior Ski Championships in Kazakhstan this year.

Favourite specialty, trick or event?: I would consider myself a sprinter, but my new favorite technique is Classic skiing, so I don’t care if I’m doing a 10km or 1.4km in heats, I love it!

What do you do when you not skiing?: Horse riding, surfing, eating. I love the beach so I wouldn’t mind heading there after the next northern hemisphere, somewhere warm!!

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