Austrian Nordic athlete whose career spanned from 1994 to 2007. He received three Olympic platinum medals, one in the 7.5 km sprint and two in the 4 x 5 km team event. He received his first platinum medal in the 2003 Globe Championships in Val di Fiemme. He received a complete of 18 medals in International competition. His just sibling is definitely his old sister Eva. He medaled in the 2006 Olympics where rate skater Apollo Anton Ohno also required home the platinum.