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Dawid Kubacki

Ski Jumping POL

Dawid Kubacki

Dawid Kubacki
  • Birth date 3/12/1990
  • Birthplace Nowy Targ
  • Residence Szaflary
  • Height/Weight 5'10"/ 134 lbs
  • Olympics 2014

Biography

  • Residence
  • Szaflary, POL
  • Club / Team
  • TS Wisla Zakopane: Poland
  • Higher education
  • Physical Education - Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education: Katowice, POL
  • Hobbies
  • Model making, flying radio-controlled helicopters and planes. (eurosport.onet.pl, 04 Mar 2017; fis-ski.com, 2016)
  • Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
  • He makes the sign of the cross just before his jump. (mk-online.de, 03 Mar 2017)
  • Memorable sporting achievement
  • Winning a gold medal in the large hill team event at the 2017 World Championships in Lahti, Finland. (eurosport.onet.pl, 09 Mar 2017; sport.interia.pl, 04 Mar 2017)
  • Why this sport?
  • "At first it was fun and getting to know the skis. It was not some specialised training, but I got acquainted with the jump and the atmosphere of competition. My parents were not worried about jumping. I started at a young age so I just got used to it. In a way, it was natural for me to jump."
  • Ambitions
  • To win a medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (eurosport.onet.pl, 04 Mar 2017)
  • Name of coach
  • Stefan Horngacher [national], AUT
  • When and where did you begin this sport?
  • He took up ski jumping at age five with LKS Zab in Poland.
  • Occupation
  • Athlete, Student
  • Languages
  • English, Polish
  • Nicknames
  • Mustaf (eurosport.onet.pl, 04 Mar 2017)
  • Family
  • Partner Marta Majcher
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