From his first ski jump, Gregor Schlierenzauer wanted to compete at the highest level. However, at 14, Gregor had to move away from home in search of elite training. Gregor and his mother Angelika were hit hard by the separation, but Angelika always remained supportive. reassuring Gregor that they could overcome any challenge together, one step at a time. In the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, Gregor's dramatic finish made the sacrifices worthwhile.