Pavel started skiing 20 years ago and has since introduced his whole family (including 2-year-old son) and numerous friends to the sport.
He is qualified with the NRLI (National Russian league of instructors) and he is also UPS qualified instructor.
Aside from skiing, Pavel is coaching and playing football, and is a fan of yachting, basketball, cross country skiing and water skiing.
When he is not skiing, he works in the football industry, operating several compagnies in his home town of Riga, Latvia.
He speaks Russian, Latvian, English and some French.