Famous Alpine Skiers from Sweden

List of notable or famous alpine skiers from Sweden, with bios and photos, including the top alpine skiers born in Sweden and even some popular alpine skiers who immigrated to Sweden. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Swedish 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 Sweden is included when available.

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  • André Myhrer (born 11 January 1983) is a Swedish World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist. Born at Bergsjö in Gävleborg County, Myhrer competes in the technical events and specialises in slalom.
    • Age: 40
    • Birthplace: Bergsjö, Sweden
  • Anja Sofia Tess Pärson (Swedish pronunciation: [²anːja ˈpæːʂɔn]; born 25 April 1981) is a Swedish former alpine skier. She is an Olympic gold medalist, seven-time gold medalist at the World Championships, and two-time overall Alpine Skiing World Cup champion. She has won a total of 42 World Cup races.
    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Umeå, Sweden
  • Anton Lahdenperä

    Anton Lahdenperä is a Swedish alpine skier. (born 19 March 1985)Lahdenperä was born in Gällivare, Sweden. He is one of the golden 1985 vintage, which also included Mattias Hargin and Jens Byggmark. He skis in the alpine World Cup circuit, mainly slalom. He made his debut in the Wengen slalom during the 2004/2005 season. His best performance so far came in his third World Cup start, in Beaver Creek, December 2006, when he was placed 9th. Lahdenperä won the overall Europa-cup slalom in the 2009/10 season. He has also won the National Championship in Giant Slalom in 2004, the National Championship in Slalom in Are in 2006 and the Super Combined in 2007.
    • Age: 37
  • Frida Marie Hansdotter (born 13 December 1985) is a Swedish former World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic champion. She competed in the technical events and specialised in slalom. Hansdotter's father Hans Johansson was also an alpine racer, and she is a second cousin of Prince Daniel. On 6 March 2019, she announced her retirement from alpine skiing following the 2018–2019 season.
    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Västerås, Sweden
  • Hans Olsson
    Photo: Kevin Pedraja / Flickr

    Hans Olsson

    Hans Anders Olsson (born 27 August 1984, in Mora, Sweden) is a Swedish former alpine skier. He represented Sweden at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, where he came 12th in downhill. He also represented Sweden at the 2007, 2009 and 2011 Alpine World Ski Championships. Olsson specialised in the speed disciplines of super-G and particularly downhill. Hans' brother Jon, is an alpine ski racer and a freestyle skier who has won multiple Winter X Games medals. Hans took a gold medal at the 2004 World Junior Alpine Skiing Championships, where he won the super-G.Olsson made his debut in the Alpine Ski World Cup at Kvitfjell in 2003–04 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: he went on to make a total of 155 ...more
    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Mora Municipality, Sweden, Mora, Sweden
  • Jens Byggmark (born 22 August 1985) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from Sweden, who specialised in the technical events of slalom and giant slalom. Byggmark was born in Örebro but was raised in Tärnaby. He raced for Tärna IK Fjällvinden, the world's most successful ski club. He made his debut in the European Cup in 2005. He has two children, a daughter and a son, together with his wife, Michaela Delér.
    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Örebro, Sweden