The big guy from Utah, who is as cool as a refrigerator is showing class and performing really well in downhill and combined events. We are still waiting for Steven to teach us to kite surf!
Planet Provo, Nemo, Sven Negmond
Date of Birth:
Feb 12, 1982
210 lbs 95 kg
Leaving skiing (and other sports) aside for a moment, what is your major interest/hobby?
I go in spurts, I really like photography, drawing, cooking and a good book
Do you have any special engagements?
I support A Child’s Hope Foundation. In 2004 I went to Haiti and helped build an orphanage. achildshopefoundation.org
What gives you energy and lets you think about other things than skiing?
When I read it always motivates me. It gets my brain going. I have to have a pen by my side so I can take down notes of what inspires me
What do you do to unwind?
Run Away! Haha. I like being alone in the woods
What is your favorite city to visit and why?
Venice is really cool. There is so much history. I was fortunate enough to have a locals tour. The guy took me every where you wouldn’t go
Where do you preferably spend your time off?
Where ever I feel like it. I like seeing new places. Every spring I take off to somewhere new
What do you plan/hope you will do when you have finished your skiing career?
I HAVE NO CLUE
What, in your life is most awarding?
Living up to my expectations. Progression
What started you skiing?
Why do you ski?
The freedom, the clarity of mind
Best part of skiing?
The speed, scaring myself. Picking apart my problems
Skiing always fun!
I HAVE NO WEAKNESS!!!! haha
Most important people in your life and career?
Worst moment in career?
Breaking my leg in Altenmarkt, Austria a day after winning my first Europa Cup
Best moment in career?
Winning the Val Gardena World Cup
General career goals?
World Cup Overall Title
Mom’s Home Cookin
Anything that stimulates my brain. Anything with some good lessons hidden within it
Classic Rock right now! And Pearl Jam
Best idea of having good time?
Beach, Wind, Warm Water or Mountains, Deep Snow and Steep Pistes
Favorite place to travel to?
Most respected skiers?
Kjetil Andre Aamott, Ingemar Stenmark
Favorite spots and resorts?
The Cottonwoods (Salt Lake City), Sundance, Kitzbuhel
Advice to beginners?
Find what needs fixing and then fix it
A training week?
Biking, lifting, kiting and practice something Im bad at
Play with discipline
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