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Famous Olympics Skiing Players

Skiing is a sport that can be enjoyed only in cold countries, as snow is the base for this sport. Skis, which are used to move on ice, are elongated conjunctions attached to the boots.

The main types of skiing are
Alpine style SkiingMilitary Skiing
Nordic style SkiingKite Skiing
Cross Country SkiingPara Skiing
Back Country SkiingNordic Jumping
Alpine FreestyleTelemark Skiing
Ski Joring.Randonnee Skiing

International Ski Federation regulates the laws and rules of the sport for the competitions. The national association organizes competitions in each country. In America, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association plays a major role for the development of sport.

Full Name: Hermann Maier
Date of Birth: 7th December, 1972
Country: Austria
Achievements made:
  • Gold medalist in the giant slalom and super-G skiing events in the 1998 Nagano Winter Summer Games
  • Winner of silver medal in the super-G skiing event in the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics
  • Bronze medal winner in the giant slalom event at the 2006 Turin Winter Summer Games
  • Winner of World Cup titles in 1998, 2000, 2001 and 2004
  • Winner of three World Championships titles in 1999 (two titles) and 2005 (one title)















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