A real rocket on trails and skis, a great Pizzaiolo who loves cheese and lives in the middle of a national park – The young Italian Davide Magnini is a (rock)star that has already risen… He was born in Vermiglio, close to Adamello-Presanella park. He grew up in a family of workers, from his grandfather he learnt how to harvest hay and from his dad how to sell sport products in his shop where he still works. Following his dad’s footsteps, he started with cross-country skiing, then nordic combined and finally he dedicated himself to ski mountaineering. In summers, he used to climb, hike and run in the mountains Around 13-14 years, he started competiting on vertical kilometers (VK) and in 2015 he joined the Salomon Running Academy. A full week organized by the brand to discover new talents. Since then he integrated the Future International Team and he is now in the international team representing Salomon best of the best runners.