Dima was born in Magadan (Russia), grew up in Ukraine and does live in Germany. In his professional life he is an radio engineer and apart from his ski/snowboard career he is working as Rope Access Technician. Dimitri loves skiing, but is a true snowboarder in his heart and even in Summer is dreaming about the fresh powder. He is a ski and snowboard qualified instructor and holds various licenses such as Tiroler skilehrerverband TSLV, Deutsche Ski Lehrerveband DSLV. Has more than 7 years of work experience in snowsports and did teach in such destinations – Hintertux, Solden, Zell am See, St.Anton, Zermat, Bukovel, StMoritz. Dimitri speaks German, Russian, English, Ukranian and Polish languages.