He is a mechanic, a qualified engineer in electronic precision engineering, and the manager of a system house.
He started windsurfing in the year 1975 and even built his first boards himself. In 2004, he discovered sailing with a 470 (dinghy). In the same year he started sailing with a catamaran. In 2014, he discovered sailing with a Laser.
He is always sporty on the water. He is also adventurous and loves challenges. When it comes to traveling, he is a backpacker all the way. He prefers spontaneous travel to a well-planned hotel trip. He loves getting to know other cultures and meeting people from all around the world.