Get to know up-and-coming talent Rok Mozic as the Slovenian outside hitter stars at the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship from September 26 to October 11. From ski jumping to volleyball idols, and what to improve in his game, the 20-year-old talks about his rapid progression in the sport and playing for his country at the biggest event in international volleyball.

Co-hosts Slovenia won their first match at the Men's World Championship against Cameroon, but lost in five sets to Olympic champions France in their second. They completed their run in the Pool Phase with a victory against Germany on Tuesday to qualify for the Round of 16.