Top Speed S1
247.083 km/h
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- Track
Top Speed S2
202.576 km/h
- Year
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First S1 Season
Year of birth

Speed 1

Valentina Greggio


Valentina Greggio is an Italian Speed Skier and the current World Record holder in both S1 and S2. She has also won all World Championships in her class since 2013.

She was born in Verbania, a village on the northern shore of Lago Maggiore in northern Italy. At an age of 3 she started skiing, and when she turned 7 she started racing.

When Valentina was 19, she was invited by the Italian Team coach to test Speed Skiing. The coach was impressed, and the follwing year, 2012, she raced the World Cup in the Italian Team. She started out in the SDH entry class. Already the first year, she skied 172,4 km/h in Verbier. In the first race of 2013, the World Championship, Valentina almost passed 200 at the Chabrieres track in Vars. She won with a speed of 198,35 km/h, faster than even some of the S1 racers. 
Later the same year, she was invited to the Speed Masters in Vars and set the SDH World Record with a speed of 202,576 km/h. Over 200 km/h with standard FIS Dowhill equipment and no aerodynamical improvements.

Being the SDH World Record holder she decided to switch to the S1 class for 2014. It went very well, and she started out by winning the first 4 races of the season. Valentina finished 2'nd in the World Cup total.

At the end of the 2014 season, back in Vars, Valentina set a new personal record, 230,769 km/h. In 2015 she improved her top speed with one km/h, but in 2016 something big happens. In the Speed Masters, Valentina improves by more than 15 km/h and beats Sanna Tidstrands World Record from 2006. The new World Record is 247.083 km/h.

Valentina has won the total S1 World Cup 2015, 2016 and 2017. She won the S1 World Championships 2015 and 2017.

2016 and 2017 was all 1's places. 

Valentina has a much more compact position than most other competitors, and has very few movements making the runs look very calm. Core strength, perfect technique and a very cool head are all part of the package.

Offseason Valentina is a fitness enthusiast, either training in the gym, running or cycling.