Velimir is a 30 years old karateka, born in Kranj, Slovenia on the odd day of 29th of February, 1988. He started karate at the age of 12 and has trained daily ever since. Although his passion is mainly for karate he also enjoys practicing other martial arts, especially stand – up based. He has traing and competed alongside many elite clubs throughout Europe. For many years he has worked like karate and fitness coach. From 2015. living in United Arab Emirates, training Abu Dhabi Police. Even that didn’t stopped him from helping his friends from National team of Serbia and was honored to go and compete alongside his countrymen at the 2016 World Championships.