Alpine skier who won a yellow metal medal within the 2002 Salt Lake Town Olympics within the downhill event and in addition won gold on the 2007 World Championships within the group event. He started his professional profession in 1997. He gained 31 podium surface finishes during his profession, within the downhill and Super-G occasions. He was raised learning to skiing in Lienz, Austria. He decked out simply because Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the ultimate competition of his profession.