Vladislav Kochukov

Russia

Vladislav Kochukov comes from a hockey backgorund, playing for a professional club, but ended this due to a kidney injury. At 14 he became fond of extreme sports, in particular snowboarding and mountain biking. When he learned about the Ice Cross Downhill he immediately knew it was his sport, and that it was possible to achieve something in it with his abilities and confidence in skating.