Wisam Gharzoul has been competing since 2012. He played hockey until he was 15 years old, then competed in alpine skiing with great success until he was 19 years old. After recovering from a knee injury that put a stop to all sports, he saw the sport of Ice Cross Downhill for the first time on television in Stockholm in 2001. When it came to his hometown in Are in 2012, he finally got the chance and since then has been hooked. His best result is a sixth place in Helsinki 2015.