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We are especially proud of the fact that our members originate from 55 countries! This impressive number of Ski-Club Arlberg members is made possible only by the dedicated village representatives, managing committee members and friends of the Ski-Club Arlberg who…

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Hannes Schneider

The career of Hannes Schneider – one of the greatest athletes of 1920s and 1930s ski racing – began when he was given his first pair of skis at the age of thirteen. He developed a new downhill technique and…

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Trude Jochum-Beiser

At the 1948 Winter Olympics, this young ace from Lech am Arlberg won the gold medal in the combined and the silver medal in the downhill competition. She was the first female athlete to win to medals at the same…

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Othmar Schneider

Othmar Schneider was amongst the brightest stars of the 1952 Olympic Winter Games in Oslo. There he became the Austrian alpine skier to win a gold medal at Olympic level. In addition to this historical accomplishment, he also finished second…

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Egon Zimmermann

Egon Zimmermann from Lech won two medals at the 1962 World Championships in Chamonix, a gold in giant slalom and a bronze in downhill. He was named the "Skier of the Year" in 1963 by European journalists. However, his biggest…

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