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Famous Alpine Skiers from Austria

Updated June 14, 2019 18.4k views47 items

List of notable or famous alpine skiers from Austria, with bios and photos, including the top alpine skiers born in Austria and even some popular alpine skiers who immigrated to Austria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Austrian alpine skiers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These alpine skiers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known alpine skier from Austria is included when available.

People here include everything from Marcel Hirscher to Georg Streitberger.

This historic alpine skiers from Austria list can help answer the questions "Who are some Austrian alpine skiers of note?" and "Who are the most famous alpine skiers from Austria?" These prominent alpine skiers of Austria may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Austrian alpine skiers.

Use this list of renowned Austrian alpine skiers to discover some new alpine skiers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. 
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    BirthplaceBrixen im Thale, Austria

    GenderFemale

    Maria Holaus (born December 19, 1983) is a professional alpine skier from Austria. Her specialities are the Downhill and the Super-G....  more
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    Mario Matt

    Age: 41

    BirthplaceZams, Austria

    GenderMale

    Mario Matt (born 9 April 1979) is an Austrian former World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist....  more
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    BirthplaceSankt Jakob in Defereggen, Austria

    GenderMale

    Mario Scheiber (born March 6, 1983 in Sankt Jakob in Defereggen) is an Austrian skier competing in all World Cup disciplines apart from slalom. He first started in a World Cup race on March 15, 2003...  more
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    BirthplaceAdmont, Austria

    GenderFemale

    Marlies Raich (née Schild, born 31 May 1981) is a retired Austrian World Cup alpine ski racer. She specializes in the technical disciplines of slalom and giant slalom. Schild won four Olympic medals,...  more
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    BirthplaceRadstadt, Austria

    GenderMale

    Michael Walchhofer (born 28 April 1975, in Radstadt) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from Austria. He started his career in slalom, but then moved over to the speed events. During his career...  more
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    BirthplaceSchwarzach im Pongau, Austria

    GenderFemale

    Michaela Kirchgasser (born 18 March 1985) is a retired Austrian alpine ski racer. She raced in the technical events of slalom and giant slalom, and also the combined....  more
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    BirthplaceEhenbichl, Austria

    GenderFemale

    Nicole Hosp (born 6 November 1983) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from Austria. She competed in all five disciplines and was a world champion, three-time Olympic medalist, and an overall...  more
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    BirthplaceFriesach, Austria

    GenderFemale

    Nicole Schmidhofer is an alpine skier....  more
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    GenderFemale

    Patrick Bechter is an alpine skier....  more
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    BirthplaceSalzburg, Austria

    GenderMale

    Philipp Schörghofer (born 20 January 1983) is an Austrian former World Cup alpine ski racer. He represented Austria at two Winter Olympics and four World Championships....  more
  • 36

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico

    GenderMale

    Prince Hubertus of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (born 2 February 1959 in Mexico City as Hubertus Rudolph zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg; Spanish pronunciation: [uˈβeɾt̪us ruˈðolf su oẽnˈloe.lãŋxẽmˈbuɾɣ]) is a...  more

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    BirthplaceBleiburg, Austria

    GenderMale

    Rainer Schönfelder (born 13 June 1977) is an Austrian former skier who won the 2003–2004 men's World Cup slalom title....  more
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    BirthplaceSt. Johann in Tirol, Austria

    GenderFemale

    Regina Sterz (March 23, 1985) is a retired female skier from Austria. She represented Austria in the woman's downhill event in the 2010 Winter Olympics, in which she came 14th.She has competed in...  more
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    BirthplaceSalzburg, Austria

    GenderMale

    Reinfried Herbst (born 11 October 1978 in Salzburg) is a retired slalom skier from Austria. Herbst won the silver medal for the men's slalom event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. On 11...  more
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    BirthplaceJudenburg, Austria

    GenderFemale

    Renate Götschl (born 6 August 1975 in Judenburg, Austria) is a former champion alpine ski racer. She is a two-time individual World Champion in the combined (1997) and downhill (1999), and has won a...  more
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    BirthplaceSt. Johann in Tirol, Austria

    GenderMale

    Romed Baumann (born 14 January 1986) is a former Austrian and current German World Cup alpine ski racer. Born in St. Johann in Tyrol, Baumann has two World Cup victories, both in Super combined. He...  more
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    BirthplaceWestendorf, Tyrol, Austria

    GenderFemale

    Silvia Berger is an alpine skier....  more
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    GenderFemale

    Simone Streng is an alpine skier.  ...  more
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    BirthplaceZams, Austria

    GenderFemale

    Stefanie Koehle is an alpine skier....  more
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    Stephan Görgl

    Age: 42

    BirthplaceBruck an der Mur, Austria

    GenderMale

    Stephan Görgl is a former Austrian alpine skier, who competed in Giant slalom and Super G. He competed in the giant slalom at the 2006 Winter Olympics, but failed to finish his second run. He is the...  more
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    Thomas Graggaber

    Age: 39

    BirthplaceSalzburg, Austria

    GenderMale

    Thomas Graggaber is an alpine skier....
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    Wolfgang Hoerl

    Age: 36

    GenderMale

    Wolfgang Hoerl is an alpine skier....