Extreme skier and alpine guide
Born in Courmayeur, he began skiing at the age of 5 and practiced skiing at a competitive level until age 26. For two years, in 1979 and 1980, he had the best FISI score in the Italian special slalom ranking.
In 1984, he won the Italian Cup, joining the national team with which he participated in the European Cup. The following year, an injury led him to withdraw from competitions, despite still being among the best 100 skiers in the world in the special and giant slalom rankings.
During his free time from ski training, he has used every moment to climb. In 1987, he became a mountain guide and began to get interested in mountaineering expeditions in the Himalayas. Their main goal was the descent on skis from the summit or along virgin routes. In the meantime, he has continued to work as a Federal Alpine Skiing coach.
Having retired from competitive activity and working as a coach, he can devote himself with more consistency to the passion of extreme skiing.
On May 25, 2020, he descended Mont Blanc on skis wearing Rewoolution.
It was the most difficult undertaking of his career, one destined to remain in history: across approximately 1,500 meters in altitude, on walls sloping 55-60 degrees and with temperatures at -15°C, descending from La Poire, a rocky outcrop located just below the summit of Mont Blanc.