Steve OMISCHL

The reigning aerials World Cup champion, Steve Omischl is the first man ever to perform a FFdF (a quadruple twisting triple back flip with two twists on the last flip) in competition at the 2005 Canadian National Championships in Mont-Gabriel, Quebec

MY HEROES
Tiger Woods; Jean-Luc Brassard

I GOT HOOKED ON FREESTYLE
After attending a water ramp camp in Lake Placid, NY at the age of 15

CHARITIES I SUPPORT
Right to Play; whyriskit.ca

MY GREATEST STRENGTH
My ability to work hard. The best lesson I ever learned in sport is that you only get out what you put in

WHAT'S ON MY IPOD
10,000 songs

PHYSICAL CONDITION
A severe peanut allergy that means I have to pack lots and lots of food when I go on the road, and my epi-pen, of course

FAVORITE MOVIE
Pulp Fiction

FAVORITE TV SERIES
Entourage

ACTIVITIES I LIKE OUTSIDE OF AERIALS
Photography and any and all sports, including biking, hockey, golf and surfing. I can juggle too

IT WOULD SURPRISE YOU TO KNOW
I think aerials is pretty safe

2010 OLYMPICS
My results in 2009 meant that I am one of only three Canadian athletes to secure an early berth to the 2010 Games in Vancouver (the others being Jennifer Heil and Ashleigh McIvor)