Photo: Wojciech Kamiński
Top Speed S1
244.233 km/h
- Year
- Track
Year of birth
76 kg

Speed 1

Jedrzej Dobrowolski


Jędrzej Dobrowolski is a Polish athlete competing in the S1 class.

Jędrzej comes from a family with a strong skiing tradition, dating back to the early 20th century. His first skiing experience was when he was three years old. At the age of seven, he began training alpine skiing at the oldest Polish ski club SNPTT 1907 ZAKOPANE. He kept training and racing until the end of high school. Jędrzej moved to Krakow, studying photography and graphic art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. After graduation, he returned to Zakopane and skiing.

Jędrzej was always attracted by speed, and soon he decided to try Speed Skiing. In Switzerland 2008 Jedrzej began his racing in the FIS Speed Ski World Cup. Later the same year at the Speed Masters he skied 183.01 km/h. The next year he entered the 200 club with a speed of 208.15 km/h. In 2010 he set the Polish National record with 209.14 km/h in Verbier.

In 2012, Jędrzej became the first Polish racer in history to take the podium at the FIS Speed Ski World Cup, beating the world champion, record holder and other Speed Ski celebrities. At the the Speed Masters competition Vars in 2013, improved the Polish National record with a speed of 234,933 km/h, also claiming the 9th position in the race.

At the Speed Masters in 2014 with a 7th place he once again raised his National record to 242,261 km/h. Jedrzej set the record again in 2016 now reaching the staggering speed of 244,233 km/h.

Jędrzej lives in Zakopane, the famous Polish ski resort. He works out and trains combat systems such as Krav Maga, Sajn etc.

A torn Achilles tendon during practicing prevented him from racing the 2017 season. The 2018 season still looks uncertain, but be sure Jędrzej sooner or later will be back!