Maria Pietilä Holmner
The 23 year old girl from Umeå with a wonderful sense for skiing. Astonishing technique with good results in both Slalom and Giant Slalom.
Date of Birth:
25 july 1986
Major interest/hobby – apart from skiing:
Design & interior
What, in your life is most awarding:
Time with peolpe I love, be happy & healthy!
What gives you energy and lets you think about other things than skiing:
Happy people, a nice view of the alps or the sea!
What do you do to unwind?
20 minutes on my Shakti bed of nails
Best idea of having good time?
Find something positive in every moment!
Design/interior magazine and Stieg Larssons Milleniums books
Rix Morgo Zoo at home early mornings & ö3 out on the tour
Favorite place to travel to?
Favorite spots and resorts?
Bali – lovely country & people or sailing in Stockholm archipelago.
3 years old
What started you skiing?
My parents brought me to our small slope close to our house and found out that i liked it pretty fast.
Why do you ride?
I love it – it makes me happy!
Best part of skiing?
The possibility to work with what you love! It makes me happy and gives me energy! Freedom!
There are no hard parts with skiing, only temporary..
Most important people in your life and career?
My family and all people that supports me!
Best moment in career?
World Champinships in Åre 2007
General career goals?
Have fun & take the chance!
Advice to beginners?
Ski as much as you can, all kind of skiing & have fun!
A training week?
Running, biking, gym, yoga…
It´s a secret:)
Occupation If I was not a professional skier?
Something creative, design, advertising..
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