Hermann Maier

Hermann Maier (* 7. December 1972 in old person market in the Pongau) is a ski running runner from Austria. He became three times world champion, twice olympia winners, won four times the Gesamtweltcup, twice the Abfahrtsweltcup, five times the Disziplinenweltcup in super g and three times in the Riesenslalom.


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lives

the learned bricklayer and nationally examined ski teacher suffered in its youth at disease Osgood Schlatter, therefore talent remained being for the time being hidden. it took 1996 as a forerunnerat a Weltcup super G in its place of residence Flachau part and was noticeable by the fact that he would have reserved seat 12 in case of a valuation. Short time he already came later to only 4 Europacupwochen to his first Weltcupeinsatz and - scored.

he celebrated 1997 in mixing part churches inits parade discipline super g the first Weltcupsieg. In the season 1997/98 it decided the Gesamtweltcup for the first time for itself. Also its participation in the olympic winter plays 1998 in Nagano is legendary: After a spectacular fall in the departure it won gold in the Riesenslalom and in the super g. Throughthis fall and following successes became world-famous he and one gave him the pointed name “Herminator” (in allusion on the” terminator “Arnold Schwarzenegger likewise born in Austria). Also in the Saisonen 1999/00 and 2000/01 he won the Gesamtweltcup.

To 24. August 2001Maier suffered a serious setback in its career. During a travel with the motorcycle it collided in wheel city in the proximity of its place of residence with the vehicle of a German pensioner and tightened themselves an open fracture of the lower leg in the right leg and numerous further injuries. Maierseven hours was operated, it existed the danger of a kidney failure. Only two days after the accident Maier could breathe deeply again: The Amputationsgefahr was gebannt.

By the lengthy healing process it could participate only again in January 2003 in the ski Worldcup and put a fulminantes comeback down . To 27. January 2003 he celebrated his first Weltcupsieg in Kitzbühel after the injury. In the season 2003/04 Maier secured itself already again the Gesamtweltcup. 2004 were lent to it the Laureus World of sport Award in the category “comeback OF the Year”. Although it of the mediaduring the ski WM 2005 in boron millions as “old iron” the ÖSV - running runner dismissed was, became it world champion in the Riesenslalom.

Maier won so far 53 Weltcuprennen (23 super g, 15 departures, 14 Riesenslaloms, 1 combination) as well as 92 landing places achieved and is thereby after Ingemar Stenmark thatsecond-follow-richest ski runners of the Weltcupgeschichte.

sporty ones of successes

olympic plays

1998 - Nagano

  • 1. Place in the Riesenslalom
  • 1. Place in the super g

2006 - Turin

  • 2. Place in the super g
  • 3. Place in the Riesenslalom

world championships

1999 - Vail

  • 1. Placein the departure
  • 1. Place in the super g

2001 - pc. Anton at the Arlberg

  • 2. Place in the departure
  • 3. Place in the super g

2003 - pc. Moritz

  • 2. Place in the super g

2005 - boron million

  • 1. Place in the Riesenslalom

Disziplinenweltcup

  • winner of the Gesamtweltcups: 1997/1998,1999/2000, 2000/2001, 2003/2004
  • winner of the super g Worldcup: 1997/1998, 1998/1999, 1999/00, 2000/2001, 2003/2004
  • winner of the Riesenslalom Worldcup: 1997/1998, 1999/2000, 2000/2001
  • winner departure Worldcup: 1999/2000, 2000/2001

Einzelweltcupsiege

departure

Date place country
29. December 1997 boron million Italy
16. Jänner 1998 whom gene Switzerland
29. December 1998 boron million Italy
27. November 1999 Beaver Creek the USA
8. Jänner 2000 Chamonix France
29. Jänner 2000 mixing part churches Germany
2. December 2000 Beaver Creek the USA
9. December 2000 Val d'Isère France
20. Jänner 2001 Kitzbühel Austria
2. March 2001 Kvitfjell Norway
8. March 2001 Åre Sweden
6. December 2003 Beaver Creek the USA
14. February 2004 pc. Anton at the Arlberg Austria
5. March 2005 Kvitfjell Norway
28. January 2006 mixing part churches Germany

Riesenslalom

Date place country
25. November 1997 park town center the USA
6. Jänner 1998 Saalbach Hinterglemm Austria
13. Jänner 1998 Adelboden Switzerland
25. October 1998 Sölden Austria
12. Jänner 1999 Adelboden Switzerland
31. October 1999 Tignes France
24. November 1999 Beaver Creek the USA
5. February 2000 Todtnau Germany
29. October 2000 Sölden Austria
10. December 2000 Val d'Isère France
9. Jänner 2001 Adelboden Switzerland
15. February 2001 Shigakogen Japan
10. March 2001 Åre Sweden
23. October 2005 Sölden Austria

super G

Date place country
23. February 1997 mixing part churches Germany
6. December 1997 Beaver Creek the USA
10. Jänner 1998 Schladming Austria
11. Jänner 1998 Schladming Austria
1. February 1998 mixing part churches Germany
13. December 1998 Val d'Isère France
21. December 1998 Innsbruck Austria
9. Jänner 1999 Schladming Austria
7. March 1999 Kvitfjell Norway
28. November 1999 Vail the USA
5. December 1999 Lake Louise Canada
21. Jänner 2000 Kitzbühel Austria
16. March 2000 boron million Italy
26. November 2000 Lake Louise Canada
19. Jänner 2001 Kitzbühel Austria
4. March 2001 Kvitfjell Norway
27. Jänner 2003 Kitzbühel Austria
30. November 2003 Lake Louise Canada
1. February 2004 mixing part churches Germany
11. March 2004 Sestriere Italy
24. Jänner 2005 Kitzbühel Austria
6. March 2005 Kvitfjell Norway
20. Jänner 2006 Kitzbühel Austria

combination

Date place country
18. Jänner 1998 whom gene / Veysonnaz Switzerland

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