Born in Maribor, Slovenia, to an Italian-Austrian family.
He studied cultural anthropology in Ljubljana and later attended school for sports schools in Switzerland.
Growing up as a professional skier, he moved to a small village in Switzerland where he works in the executive management of Bivio Impianti Sportivi, in the role of head of the ski school SchneeSport Bivio. Always fascinated by the vegan lifestyle, at the age of 26 he decided to embrace this way of life. His current goal is to be able to organize the ski school in a completely vegan way.