Biography of Hermann Mayer

Biography of Hermann Mayer

Hermann Mayer is an Austrian skier. In his biography, Mayer Hermann, while still a teenager, was sent home from the ski academy because of his physical condition. Before entering the Austrian World Cup team, Mayer worked as a mason.

For physical strength, fearlessness during skiing, Hermann received the nickname “HERMINATOR”. In 1998, he won two gold medals at the Olympics. In 2001, the athlete got into a motorcycle accident in which one of his legs was almost completely shattered. After recovering from injury, he again began skiing in 2003.

Soon in the biography of Hermann Mayer were won 42 races. The athlete won the world championship four times, competitions in the following categories: downhill, giant slalom, super giant. During his career, Mayer won more than 50 world ski races, becoming the second in this indicator after Ingemar Stenmark. At the 2006 Olympics, Hermann won a silver medal, as well as a bronze medal.


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Biography of Hermann Mayer