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List of Famous Alpine Skiers

List of famous alpine skiers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top alpine skiers in the world? This includes the most prominent alpine skiers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable alpine skiers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic alpine skiers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned alpine skiers.

List is made up of a variety of people, including Marcel Hirscher and Jake Zamansky.

From reputable, prominent, and well known alpine skiers to the lesser known alpine skiers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the alpine skier field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous alpine skiers ever?" and "What are the names of famous alpine skiers?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
  • Lindsey Caroline Vonn (née Kildow ; born October 18, 1984) is an American former World Cup alpine ski racer on the US Ski Team. She won four World Cup overall championships—one of only two female ...more
  • Julia Marie Mancuso (born March 9, 1984) is a retired American World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist. She won the giant slalom at the 2006 Winter Olympics, and was the silver medalist ...more
  • Anna Veith (née Fenninger; born 18 June 1989) is an Austrian World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist. She was the overall World Cup champion for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. Born in ...more
  • Vanessa-Mae (陈美 Chén Měi) (born 27 October 1978) also called Vanessa-Mae Vanakorn Nicholson, is a British violinist with album sales reaching several million, having made her the wealthiest ...more
  • Samuel Bode Miller (; born October 12, 1977) is an American former World Cup alpine ski racer. He is an Olympic and World Championship gold medalist, a two-time overall World Cup champion in 2005 and ...more
  • Hermann Maier (born 7 December 1972) is an Austrian former World Cup champion alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist. Nicknamed the "Herminator", Maier ranks among the greatest alpine ski racers ...more
  • Truls Ove Karlsen (born 25 April 1975 in Oslo) is a retired Norwegian alpine skier. He made his Alpine Skiing World Cup debut in Sölden in 2001. He made a total of 143 World Cup starts, finishing ...more
  • Marcel Hirscher (born 2 March 1989) is an Austrian World Cup alpine ski racer. Hirscher made his World Cup debut in March 2007. He competes primarily in slalom and giant slalom, as well as combined ...more
  • Patrick Thaler (born March 23, 1978) is a retired World Cup alpine ski racer from northern Italy. Born in Bolzano, South Tyrol, he specialized in the slalom. Thaler competed for Italy at the 2006, ...more
  • Macarena Simari Birkner (born November 22, 1984) is a female skier from Argentina. She has represented Argentina in 2002, 2006, 2010 and the 2014 Winter Olympics, in the Alpine skiing events. She ...more
  • Alexander Ploner (born in Bruneck on July 10, 1978) is an alpine skier and police officer. He represented Italy at the 2010 Winter Olympics. In giant slalom, he posted the third time in the first ...more
  • Robert 'Robbie' Dixon (born January 4, 1985) is a Canadian alpine skier. Dixon was born in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He has been skiing since 2001 in North America, before first ...more
  • 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.
  • Jelena Lolović (Serbian Cyrillic: Јелена Лоловић; born in Sarajevo, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia on 14 July 1981) is a Serbian alpine skier.She participated at the 2002, 2006 and 2010 ...more
  • Peter Scott (born 27 November 1990) is an alpine skier from South Africa. He was part of the 2010 Winter Olympics team of South Africa, participating in the men's giant slalom competition. He trains ...more
  • Daniela Merighetti (born 5 July 1981) is a retired World Cup alpine ski racer from Northern Italy. Born in Brescia, Lombardy, she competed in the World Cup, three Winter Olympics, and five World ...more
  • 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
  • Ornella Oettl Reyes (born December 14, 1991 in Germany) is an alpine skier born in Germany to a Peruvian mother who has competed on behalf of Peru since 2010. Her first competition event was in the ...more
  • Stefanie Koehle is an alpine skier.
  • Aleksandr Viktorovich Khoroshilov (Russian: Александр Викторович Хорошилов; born 16 February 1984) is a Russian World Cup alpine ski racer and specializes in slalom. He gained his first victory in ...more
  • Andreas Romar (born 04 September 1989 in Korsholm, Ostrobothnia) is a Finnish alpine skier. He represented Finland at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
  • Christina Geiger (born 6 February 1990) is a German World Cup alpine ski racer, and specializes in slalom. She has competed in three Winter Olympics and four World Championships. From Oberstdorf, ...more
  • 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
  • Manfred Oettl Reyes (born October 23, 1993 in Germany) is an alpine skier born in Germany to a Peruvian mother who has competed on behalf of Peru since 2010. He has competed since 2009 in a variety ...more
  • Steven Paul Holcomb (April 14, 1980 – May 6, 2017) was an American bobsledder who competed from 1998 until his death in 2017. At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, he won the four-man bobsled ...more