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The Best Olympic Athletes in Alpine Skiing

Updated June 14, 2019 4.9k votes 408 voters 10.7k views235 items

Alpine skiing is a sport that takes agility, precision, skill, and some bravery. The famous alpine skiing event Olympians on this list are all regarded as some of the toughest athletes to have ever competed at the Olympics. Almost every one of these historic alpine skiing Olympians have taken home a medal, which is why they've earned a spot on this list. However, which alpine skier is truly the greatest? Vote below to help decide! 

Marcel Hirscher, Lindsey Vonn, and Mikaela Shiffrin are some of the most talented names in alpine skiing. Vote for these skiers and more below! 

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    Mikaela Shiffrin

    United States of America
    Mikaela Pauline Shiffrin is an American World Cup alpine ski racer with the U.S. Ski Team,...  more
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    Marcel Hirscher (born 2 March 1989) is an Austrian World Cup alpine ski racer. Hirscher made...  more
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    Aksel Lund Svindal

    Norway
    Aksel Lund Svindal (born 26 December 1982) is a Norwegian former World Cup alpine ski...  more
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    Lindsey Vonn

    United States of America
    Lindsey Caroline Vonn (née Kildow ; born October 18, 1984) is an American former World Cup...  more

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    Anna Fenninger

    Austria
    Anna Veith (née Fenninger; born 18 June 1989) is an Austrian World Cup alpine ski racer and...  more
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    Hermann Maier (born 7 December 1972) is an Austrian former World Cup champion alpine ski racer...  more
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    Kjetil André Aamodt (born 2 September 1971) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from...  more
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    Tina Maze

    Slovenia
    Tina Maze (Slovene: [ˈtiːna ˈmaːzɛ]; born 2 May 1983) is a retired Slovenian World Cup alpine...  more
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    Johannes "Hannes" Reichelt (born 5 July 1980) is an Austrian World Cup alpine ski racer. He...  more
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    Marlies Raich (née Schild, born 31 May 1981) is a retired Austrian World Cup alpine ski racer....  more
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    Kjetil Jansrud (born 28 August 1985) is a Norwegian World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic...  more
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    Lara Gut

    Switzerland
    Lara Gut-Behrami, née Gut (Italian pronunciation: [ˈlaːra ˈɡuːt], (born 27 April 1991) is a...  more
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    Tanja Tuulia Poutiainen (born 6 April 1980) is a retired World Cup alpine ski racer from...  more
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    Bode Miller

    United States of America
    Samuel Bode Miller (; born October 12, 1977) is an American former World Cup alpine ski racer....  more

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    Frida Marie Hansdotter (born 13 December 1985) is a Swedish former World Cup alpine ski racer...  more
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    Elisabeth Görgl (born 20 February 1981) is a retired World Cup alpine ski racer from...  more
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    Anja Sofia Tess Pärson (Swedish pronunciation: [²anːja ˈpæːʂɔn]; born 25 April 1981) is a...  more
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    Henrik Kristoffersen is a Norwegian World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic medalist. Born in...  more
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    Benjamin Raich (born 28 February 1978 in Arzl im Pitztal, Tyrol) is a retired champion World...  more
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    Katja Seizinger

    Germany
    Katja Seizinger (born 10 May 1972) is a former alpine ski racer, the most successful alpine...  more
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    Julia Mancuso

    United States of America
    Julia Marie Mancuso (born March 9, 1984) is a retired American World Cup alpine ski racer and...  more
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    Pernilla Wiberg (born 15 October 1970) is a Swedish former alpine ski racer and businesswoman....  more
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    Leif Kristian Nestvold-Haugen (born 29 November 1987) is a Norwegian World Cup alpine ski...  more
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    Nicole Hosp (born 6 November 1983) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from Austria. She...  more
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    Nadia Fanchini (born 25 June 1986) is a World Cup alpine ski racer from northern Italy. Born...  more