My Perfect Summer Holiday with Doro, Grete, Dominik and Lisa (Part 2 of 2)

 My Perfect Summer Holiday with Doro, Grete, Dominik and Lisa (Part 2 of 2)

Cool autumn mornings are a sure sign that summer is in the rearview mirror; likewise for holidays as the new season approaches. Still every athlete has plenty of memories and a few souvenirs as a reminder of those lazy, hazy days in the sun, probably somewhere on a beach, with a biathlon-free mind.

 My Perfect Summer Holiday with Doro, Grete, Dominik and Lisa (Part 2 of 2)

Over several sunny afternoons recently, several athletes including, Dorothea Wierer, Grete Gaim, Dominik Windisch and Lisa Vittozzi shared some memories and photos from those spring and summer holidays, past and present. Here is the second set of perfect summer holidays in Sicily, Tuscany, Sweden and Brazil.

 My Perfect Summer Holiday with Doro, Grete, Dominik and Lisa (Part 2 of 2)

Dorothea Wierer: Sicily, Dresses, Food
BW: What do you remember about holidays when you were a child?
DW:
I do not remember many holidays as a kid; I really only remember one time at the beach in Italy. I did not make many holidays then. I was always at home. I’ve made more holidays as I have gotten older.

BW: Where did you go on holiday this year?
DW:
I went to Sicily and Sardinia.

BW: Which place was better?
DW:
Both, because I ate a lot and well; that is the most important thing for me.

 My Perfect Summer Holiday with Doro, Grete, Dominik and Lisa (Part 2 of 2)

BW: What was the favorite thing you ate on holiday?
DW:
I eat everything…that is the problem! Everything is so good, so I did not have a favorite meal.

BW: What are the three things that you always pack when you go on holiday?
DW:
My phone, makeup and high heels.

BW: What did you buy on holiday this year?
DW:
I bought some dresses for going out…

BW: If you close your eyes and imagined your holiday, what do you see?
DW:
It was really tasty!

 My Perfect Summer Holiday with Doro, Grete, Dominik and Lisa (Part 2 of 2)

Dominik Windisch: Tuscany and Two Michelin Stars
BW: Can you tell me about holidays as a child?
DW:
As a child, we always went to Italy on the Adriatic coast, but also went to Greece and to Disneyland Paris. It was really nice going places with the family. As I got older, I started going places without them.

BW: Where did you go on holiday this year?
DW:
I usually go to Croatia, but this year, I went with my girlfriend in my camper van to Tuscany. We drove every day to a new beach and ate outside in nature. We usually like to park the van in places where we can be a little bit alone; just enjoying beautiful nice beautiful places.

 My Perfect Summer Holiday with Doro, Grete, Dominik and Lisa (Part 2 of 2)

BW: What was the best thing you ate on holiday this year?
DW:
That is difficult. We went to a Michelin Two-star restaurant in the Cinque Terre that was really good.

BW: What are the three things you always put in your travel bag when going on holiday?
DW:
My phone, because we organize everything on the phone; underwear and swimming trunks.

BW: Did you buy anything on holiday this year?
DW:
We usually do not go shopping on holiday; we just like to spend our time on the beach and in nature.

 My Perfect Summer Holiday with Doro, Grete, Dominik and Lisa (Part 2 of 2)

Grete Gaim: Snow and Family
BW: What are your best memories about holidays as a child?
GG:
No stress about going to training and having anything special to do; you could just run around, enjoy yourself and be with the family.

BW: Where did you go on holiday this year?
GG:
I spent my holiday on the snow in Sweden, not anything special, but it was special.

BW: If you close your eyes and think about your holiday time, what do you see?
GG:
Mountains, sun and a bit of snow and spending time with the people closest to you.

 My Perfect Summer Holiday with Doro, Grete, Dominik and Lisa (Part 2 of 2)

BW: What are the three things that you pack in your travel bag for holiday?
GG:
A bit embarrassing but running shoes; camera and sunglasses.

BW: What is the best thing you ate on holiday?
GG:
Some really good cake.

 My Perfect Summer Holiday with Doro, Grete, Dominik and Lisa (Part 2 of 2)

Lisa Vittozzi: Brazil, Views
BW: Where did you go on holiday his year?
LV: I
went to Rio de Janeiro Brazil. It was an incredible experience; good people, very different culture. It was fun and relaxing after the season.

BW: What are three things that you always put in your travel bag when you go on holiday?
LV:
Just one; my swimsuit.

 My Perfect Summer Holiday with Doro, Grete, Dominik and Lisa (Part 2 of 2)

BW: What was the best meal you had on your holiday?
LV:
Meats…and fast food.

BW: Did you buy any special souvenirs?
LV:
Rio t-shirts and magnets.

BW: If you close your eyes and think of your holiday, what do you see?
LV:
The beautiful view of the city and the beaches from high above at the statue of Christ the Redeemer.

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