Denise HERRMANN

Denise HERRMANN
Country
SLO
Germany
Born
Gender
Gender
Female
Zodiac
Zodiac
Capricorn
Information
Languages: German, English
Birth place: Schlema
Residence: Bockau
Equipment
Skis: Fischer
Personal
Occupation: Student
Education: High School
Marital Status: Single
Hobbies: Music, knitting
SPORTS
Ski Club: WSC Erzgebirge Oberwiesenthal
National Coach: Frank Ullrich
Personal Coach: Janko Neuber
  • START OF THE SPORTING CAREER

    • Denise started with Cross-Country Skiing when she was a child
    • She was brought to sport by her father, a former handball player
    • At the age of 12 she started to study at the sports high school in Oberwiesenthal

    CAREER

    • In 2005 at the age of 16 she took part in the EYOWF and won the 7,5km competition (free)
    • Since the following season Herrmann competed regularly in FIS competitions
    • In 2007 she got a one year ban for the use of Clenbuturol. The substance was included in coughing drops.
    • Successful comeback in 2008
    • In 2009 at the age of 20 she took part in the U23 World Championships in Praz de Lys (FRA) where she narrowly missed the podium in sprint classic
    • In February 2009 she debuted in the World Cup in Valdidentro (ITA)
    • Since the 2009/2010 season Denise Herrmann appeared regularly on the World Cup
    • Breakthrough season last winter with three individual top ten results on the World Cup and five times in the FIS Tour de Ski
    • Denise Herrmann ended the successful season as the best German athlete in the Overall World Cup standing (13th place)
    • Herrmann has developed in an allround skier being consistent in sprint and distance competitions

    PERSONAL

    • Her younger sister Nadine is also a successful cross-country skier
    • She likes rock climbing, music and knitting