102 Dominique Gisin – Downhill Skiing Olympic Champion

In 2014 after a career filled with injuries Dominique Gisin became Olympic champion.


The Swiss won the Downhill Skiing event at the 2014 Sochi games. 

 

Dominique reminisces about the dramatic finale that saw her share the top of the podium with Tina Maze.  

 

She tells Richard what mental trick she used to change her fortunes.


We also learn about her diet, what it’s like to crash at 120 kilometres an hour and who inspires her.  

 

Having now retired we hear that Dominique is now studying physics and for her commercial pilots licence. 

 

You can learn more about Dominique including her book ‘Making it Happen’ at Dominiquegisin.ch.  

 

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