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Martin Schmitt

Martin Schmitt

Martin Schmitt is a German former ski jumper, and one of Germany's most successful athletes. Beginning his competitive career at the Furtwangen area skiing club in Germany, his and Sven Hannawald's successes made their sport one of the most popular in the country. With particular help from cable TV station RTL, they received great acclaim. ... more on Wikipedia

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