Born: 26.07.53

Lives: Neuendorf, SwitzerlandMarried: to Nadia, with one son, six-year-old Kevin

School: Neuendorf High School

Strengths: I have strong nerves and I keep cool

Weaknesses: I can’t say no

Likes: Winning, if possible

Dislikes: Salad

Hobby: Smoking Davidof cigars

Favourite food: Steak sandwiches

Favourite drink: Mineral water or beer

Favourite horse: Calvaro. He has a good brain and we know each other very well

Favourite Holiday: I don’t have any time to go on holiday

Favourite music:v Anything Swiss

Favourite clothes: Whatever Nadia buys for me

Hero: My fellow countryman Beat Mandli. He’s an excellent rider and a real winner