Being passionate about something or loving what you do is something all champions and sport aficionados have in common, yet turning a hobby into a career, that’s a big step. Julia Dujmovits took a leap of faith and after trying many sports, she chose snowboarding. And what a great choice she made for her life!
As PyeongChang 2018 is not far away and winning an Olympic medal feels amazing, we tackled this topic first ... But as this may be a priority for the moment, Konrad's long term plans are getting even bigger and they also include his beautiful fiancée, Katarzyna Woźniak, also an Olympian and speed skater.
Julia Dujmovits is a snowboarding champion despite of the fact that her home town is in the low lands, so not too many glaciers around to train on. But this did not stop her from dreaming, training and finding new, creative ways to reach her goal! She found lots of ways to train during summer or while on a holiday apart from the ones compulsory for becoming an Olympic Gold medalist.
It takes hard work, dedication, perseverance, and much love fos snowboarding to pursue it as a career and become Olympic champion. And sometimes it takes witnessing a tragedy to reshuffle your life. Kaprun, 11th of November 2000 is a day which means a lot for Julia Dujmovits, and the next clip will reveal the connection about the sentences above. Julia is not just a snowboarding Olympic medalist, but also a champion of life!
Numerologists would argue that 11 is a power number and those born on such a day inspire people and that their presence is galvanizing. Maybe this is why it is not a coincidence that Šárka Strachová, born on February 11th, holds many of those great traits and, who knows, this could be one of the reasons behind her winning an Olympic medal in alpine skiing.
It took Pets of Champions' team a trip to Burgenland (Austria) to meet Julia Dujmovits, the first Gold Olympic medalist in Snowboarding and her favorite Siberian Husky Kira! They may not spend too much time together since Julia's training takes her all over the world, but they still have the same routine every time they meet.
Anke Woehrer is one of Germany’s top athletes and the proud owner, amongst other things, of an Olympic Silver medal for Parallel Slalom in Sochi, 2014. She lives with her husband in a beautiful Bavarian city, in Bernau am Chiemsee, sharing their lovely home with the one and only Jaws, a 5-year-old blue-eyed Siberian Husky, which Anke “adopted” by marriage.