Hans Grugger hopes to return to snow in September

07 July 2011 19:55

The media point with Hans Grugger along with the rest of the Austria Ski men's speed team in Alpentherme Gastein was met with huge interest. Many media representatives had come to see for themselves the progress that Grugger has made so far in his recovery and speak about his future plans. 

Hans Grugger commented on his health: "I am doing very well luckily. It is getting better week by week. Although I continue to have some problems with my right foot and I cannot really concentrate for that long I am very happy with my progress.“

Referring to his future plans Grugger noted: "I hope to be back on skis in September. I am really looking forward to that and it is a great goal of mine. Until then I will continue to increase the intensity of my training. But the excitement is already huge now.“

Mathias Berthold (Head Coach ÖSV Men) stated: "We are very pleased to see how well Hans is doing. He can take his time without any pressure to get ready. For him it is very important to be training with his teammates.“