Rebel of the Week - Taina Barioz
Taina Barioz

Rebel of the Week – Taina Barioz

Date of Birth: 02.06.1988

Nationality: France

Disciplines: Giant Slalom, Slalom

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What does it mean for you to be a worldcup rebel?
It means a lot to be a part of the best team in the world cup. I know that I am always working with the best materials and that there are a lot of people who work very hard to help us achieve our goals. Being part of this team gives me motivation and the energy to push my limits to be better every day.

What´s your favorite ski resort in the world?
Courchevel of course! This is where I grew up and I still love this place. It’s such a big playground! You have lots of space and so many different slopes that never get boring. I like the atmosphere there and it always feels good to be on familiar ground.

What`s your Number 1 worldcup track?
Are is my number 1 World Cup track. I love this place, the view and the colors are so beautiful. And I always feel great and have fun skiing on this slope.

Was ski racer the profession of your dreams as a child?
Not really!! I always liked to go skiing in my club and with my friends, but I thought about being an archaeologist and wanted to explore the world. Now, I get to explore the world, just in a different way!

Did you have a skiing role model as a child?
I remember cheering for Deborah Compagnoni in front of my TV. But also I was a fan of Regine Cavagnoud and then of course Bode Miller when I started racing in the World Cup.

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