Do you have any pre-game superstitions or rituals?
No. Superstition is only a distraction.
What is your career highlight to date?
Two times Swiss Champion (2005 and 2007) and World Junior Champion 1999.
What is one shot you would like to try again?
My last shot at the WCC 2007 in Aomori, JPN against team USA. Tied coming home without last. Perfect shot on the button. Easy guard to qualify for the playoffs. Pick...Team USA went to the playoffs, we went to the bar.
What is your most embarrassing moment on the curling ice?
I shook hands in the sixth end with a score of 4:6 because i thought we just played the last end.
What kind of goals have you set for yourself?
Win a WCC titel in every category: juniors, womens, seniors.
What do you enjoy most about curling?
To see parts of the world where no other tourist ever would go.
Place you'd like to build a curling club?
In the basement of my apartment.
Do you have any hidden talents?
I'm able to let socks disappear when i do my laundry. 10 socks in, 8 socks out...pure magic!
What is the best advice you've ever received?
Train not only hard but also smart (R. Schoenfeld)
What sporting event would you most like to attend?
Olympic Winter Games
What do you wish you were better at?
Person past or present you would most like to have dinner with?
What is your favourite movie?
Lord of the Rings
What is your favourite music? Groups?
Where would you like to spend a week's vacation?
In a small chalet with good friends in the Swiss Alps during winter. Haven't done this for years.
What's your Education background?
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA)
Who is your favourite book?
The Nazi Who Lived As a Jew (Edgar Hilsenrath)
Any interesting travel experiences?
A three month trip by myself through Cambodia, Vietnam and Hawaii. Fantastic!